N Propanol, also known as propyl alcohol, 1-propanol,1-propyl alcohol, is a liquid formed in small amounts by the oxidation of aliphatic hydrocarbons. It is a clear colorless substance which odor is similar to rubbing alcohol. It has many uses, especially in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. It is highly flammable and it can cause significant irritations when exposed unproperly.


  • Perfumes
  • Lacquer formulation
  • Cosmetics
  • Dye solutions
  • Antifreeze
  • Soaps
  • Window cleaners
  • Acetone

Industrial uses of propanol 2 include:

  • Chemical intermediate
  • Gasoline additive
  • Coatings solvent
  • Acetone derivative

Safety and Handling Rules

While using this product, wear personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothe. Do NOT ingest, do NOT  breathe. N Propanol is highly flammable, therefore, keep it away from fire, heat, or flames. Its fumes can cause serious damage to eyes, and skin irritation as well. N Propanol’s vapor may cause dizziness and cause irritation of respiratory tract. If swollen, Lungs may be affected.

RESPONSE: If skin/eyes contact: wash with plenty of water the affected area for at least 15 min. If ingested, take the victim to fresh air. If the victim lacks oxygen, remove tight clothing such as belt, tie, or collar and give oxygen. If the victim is not breathing, perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation method while contacting medical attention as soon as possible.

Key Physical Characteristics 

Purity (wt%)99.8GC
Specific Gravity @ 20/20C0.80400.8060ASTM D1298/D4052
Water (wt%)0.1ASTM D1064
Acidity as Acetic Acid (wt%)0.003ASTM D1613
Color (Pt-Co)5ASTM D1209
Miscibility with DIWNo OpalescenceASTM D1722
AppearanceClear and freeVisual
Gas Chromatography Analysis (wt% Anhydrous Basis)
Secondary Butanol
N PropanolE0525$370.00 Drum COG