What is the freezing point of isopropyl alcohol?


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The freezing point of isopropyl alcohol is -88 degrees Celsius or -126.4 degrees Fahrenheit. The freezing point of a liquid solution is the point at which it turns into a solid.

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Isopropyl alcohol is a colorless, flammable and volatile liquid. Isopropyl alcohol is also known as rubbing alcohol when it has been diluted with water. Due to its disinfectant properties, isopropyl alcohol is an ingredient in many personal care and cleaning supplies, including mouthwash, hand sanitizers and disinfecting wipes. In addition to its use as a disinfectant, isopropyl alcohol finds use as a solvent, as it is able to dissolve many non-polar substances. Isopropyl alcohol is toxic to humans, and medical treatment is needed if isopropyl alcohol is ingested.

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