Definitions

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  • n. The aliphatic alcohol 2-propanol; isopropyl alcohol

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. alcohol used as antifreeze or a solvent

Etymologies

iso- +‎ propanol (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Otherwise, those pre-packaged medical wipes/swabs that are used for disinfection of wounds and injection sites are soaked in isopropanol as well, but they may not be 'wet' enough to be useful to you.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • We do know that there are some very nasty chemicals in fracking fluid, like formamide, a "reproductive toxicant" that the Center for Disease Control and Prevention says targets organs like the "eyes, skin, respiratory system, central nervous system, [and] reproductive system," and isopropanol which is a main ingredient in household glass cleaners.

    Kevin Grandia: Waxman and Markey's Hydraulic Fracking Smackdown

  • When this happened, ketone bodies acetone, acetoacetate and beta-hydroxybutyrate were produced, which could then be converted to a secondary alcohol known as isopropanol, said the lead researcher, Wayne Jones, who is also on Sweden’s National Board of Forensic Medicine.

    dustbury.com » Blame it on the Worcestershire sauce

  • I don't know how much/if 99% isopropanol will discolour anything.

    Use Cat Litter To Save Your Doused Phone | Lifehacker Australia

  • Yes folks, don't worry about us pumping isopropanol into the earth because it is also used in household glass cleaners - all very normal, nothing to worry about, nothing to see here folks.

    Kevin Grandia: What the Frack: is pumping glass cleaner into the earth okay?

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb said it was issuing the recall because some of the Coumadin tablets may not contain the appropriate level of isopropanol, a chemical used to maintain Coumadin in a crystallized state.

    Coumadin blood-thinner tablets recalled

  • According to a press release from Bristol-Myers Squibb, the amount of isopropanol in the tablets used to keep the active ingredient in the drug in a crystalline state could change over time and affect the therapeutic levels of the active ingredient.

    Blister packs of blood thinner Coumadin recalled

  • You can use isopropanol (2-propanol) like others have suggested, and a pharmacist should be able to sell 100% 2-propanol to you.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • It doesn't have to be isopropanol either - you could equally well use ethanol which you can obtain in the from pharmacists and also in the form of 'polish spirit'.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Because of a sweet, ketotic odor in the room, tests of serum isopropyl alcohol (isopropanol) and acetone levels were ordered.

    Medpundit

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