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Sigma-Aldrich

2-Propanol

BioUltra, for molecular biology, ≥99.5% (GC)

Synonym(s):
IPA, Isopropanol, sec-Propyl alcohol, Isopropyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
(CH3)2CHOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
60.10
Beilstein:
635639
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

grade

for molecular biology

vapor density

2.1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

33 mmHg ( 20 °C)
44 mmHg ( 25 °C)

product line

BioUltra

assay

≥99.5% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

750 °F

expl. lim.

2.0-12.7 %, 93 °C

impurities

DNases, none detected
RNases, none detected
insoluble matter, passes filter test
phosphatases, none detected
proteases, none detected

evapn. residue

≤0.001%

color

colorless

refractive index

n20/D 1.377 (lit.)
n20/D 1.378

bp

82 °C (lit.)

mp

−89.5 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: soluble (completely)

density

0.785 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

cation traces

Al: ≤0.5 mg/kg
Ba: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Bi: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ca: ≤0.5 mg/kg
Cd: ≤0.05 mg/kg
Co: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Cr: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Cu: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Fe: ≤0.1 mg/kg
K: ≤0.5 mg/kg
Li: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Mg: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Mn: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Mo: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Na: ≤0.5 mg/kg
Ni: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Pb: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Sr: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Zn: ≤0.1 mg/kg

SMILES string

CC(C)O

λ

neat

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.02
λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.01

InChI

1S/C3H8O/c1-3(2)4/h3-4H,1-2H3

InChI key

KFZMGEQAYNKOFK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Biochem/physiol Actions

Isopropanol (2-Propanol) is widely used in molecular biology for the precipitation of DNA during extraction from cells and tissues. BioUltra IPA is suitable for DNA precipitation.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

53.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

12.0 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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