What is reaction between isopropyl alcohol and acetone?

Chemistry Asked by Khaliddhali on October 1, 2020

What would be the probable reaction between acetone, $ce{(CH3)2CO}$, and isopropyl alcohol, $ce{CH3CHOHCH3}$, at room temperature without any catalyst in different concentrations?

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Obviously these liquids do not react with each other. But they can be interconverted. Isopropanol can be converted to acetone simply by heating over a copper catalyst ( And as many readers know, sodium borohydride or lithium aluminum hydride reduces acetone to isopropanol (

Answered by Oscar Lanzi on October 1, 2020

I've used acetone/ipa mix to flush chromatography columns. There is no reaction between them without another reagent present

Answered by Waylander on October 1, 2020

I mix rubbing alcohol and acetone together to clean flux off of stained glass that I have soldered. Nothing happens when you mix them.

Answered by artist on October 1, 2020

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