Polymorphism in Isopropyl Alcohol

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Science  13 Sep 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3585, pp. 1043-1044
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3585.1043


Evidence for two polymorphic forms of isopropyl alcohol is presented. Three transformation reactions were observed. The transformation temperatures for pure isopropanol were 185.277°K and 183.652°K. The purity of the alcohol was found to be 99.985 percent ( calculated as moles).