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Isopropyl Alcohol 99 Reagent ACS USP/NF Grade

Isopropyl Alcohol 99 Reagent ACS USP/NF Grade is a highly pure form of isopropyl alcohol tailored for laboratory and pharmaceutical applications. Meeting rigorous standards set by both the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the United States Pharmacopeia-National Formulary (USP/NF), this solvent ensures optimal purity and consistency. In the context of cannabis extraction, it serves as an efficient solvent for extracting cannabinoids and other vital compounds from the cannabis plant, and it’s also frequently employed for cleaning extraction equipment.

  • Volatility: Due to its high volatility, ensure that spaces where isopropyl alcohol is used are well-ventilated.
  • Applications: Apart from extraction, Isopropyl Alcohol 99 Reagent ACS USP/NF Grade is instrumental in winterization, a process to remove fats and waxes from cannabis extracts.
  • Sustainability: Isopropyl Alcohol can be recycled using distillation processes in larger extraction operations, reducing environmental impact.
  • Safety Protocols: Always utilize personal protective equipment, including gloves and safety goggles, when working with isopropyl alcohol. Ensure a fire extinguisher suitable for alcohol fires is within reach.

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FAQs about Isopropyl Alcohol 99 Reagent ACS USP/NF Grade in Cannabis Extraction:

  1. What sets Isopropyl Alcohol 99 Reagent ACS USP/NF Grade apart from other types? This grade guarantees exceptionally high purity, making it ideal for cannabis extraction, ensuring minimal contaminants and ensuring compliance with both laboratory and pharmaceutical standards.
  2. Why is Isopropyl Alcohol 99 Reagent ACS USP/NF Grade used in cannabis extraction? Its high purity level ensures efficient extraction of cannabinoids, terpenes, and other cannabis compounds. It’s also favored for cleaning equipment because it can effectively remove residues.
  3. Is Isopropyl Alcohol safe for consumption? No. It is imperative that any residual isopropyl alcohol is thoroughly purged from cannabis extracts before consumption, as it is not safe for ingestion.
  4. How does this solvent compare with other extraction solvents like ethanol or CO2? Each solvent possesses unique properties affecting extraction efficiency, selectivity, and safety. While isopropyl alcohol is efficient and affordable, it needs careful handling and thorough purging due to its non-edible nature.
  5. Are there specific storage guidelines for this grade of isopropyl alcohol? Being highly flammable, it should be stored in a cool, well-ventilated space away from ignition sources. Keep it in a tightly sealed container to prevent contamination and evaporation.

Additional information

Weight 425 lbs
Dimensions 40 × 40 × 52 in

5 GAL, 55 GAL