Isopropyl Alcohol, also known by the name Isopropanol, is a flammable chemical compound that is colorless and strong in odour. It is largely used as an antiseptic as it prevents bacterial infections on skin. A large number of cosmetics and healthcare companies use this for making hand lotions, sanitizers, after shave lotions and various other cosmetics. Apart from aforesaid, Isopropyl Alcohol also works as a cleaning agent, household solvent and surface disinfectant. Minor muscle pains can also be relieved using this chemical.