Do You Know the Difference Between 70% Isopropyl Alcohol Wipes and 75% Ethanol Wipes?


The disinfectant wipes on the market are usually divided into two categories, one is for disinfection of small wounds and surrounding skin, the other is the disinfection wipes on the surface of objects that wipes are often used for disinfection patient’s surface skin and the ward for example all highly touched areas (desktops, light switches), moved devices (care carts, blood pressure monitors) etc.

The composition of the surface disinfection wipes are mainly Isopropanol /Ethanol (alcohol) / Quaternary ammonium compounds those have a disinfecting effect on hands, skin mucous membranes, object surfaces, medical equipment surfaces or production equipment surfaces. The field test kill rate is ≥90.0%, and the kill rate of E. coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Candida Albicans and other Microorganisms is ≥99.9%.

alcohol wipes

75% Alcohol Wipes are also called 75% ethanol wipes. The wipes contain Ethanol. The concentration of medical ethanol is not less than 94.58% W / ML. It is a colorless and transparent liquid whiAch is volatile, spicy and flammable. Its boiling point is 78.5 ° C and flash point is 9-11 ° C. It can be mixed with water.

70% Isopropyl Alcohol wipes, it is obvious that Isopropyl Alcohol is added to the wipes. This liquid has a concentration of not less than 98.5%, is colorless, bright and flammable, has a smell similar to that of acetone and ethanol, has a slightly bitter taste, a boiling point of 82.5 ° C, and a flash point of 11.7 ° C.

Isopropyl Alcohol wipes

These two kinds of wipes can play the role of disinfection and sterilization, but compared with the disinfection ability, Isopropyl Alcohol belongs to industrial alcohol, the scientific name of Dimethyl Methanol, contains two groups of methyl groups, making it more lipophilic and the dissolving power is stronger than that of ethanol, and its killing ability is greater than that of ethanol. However, Isopropyl Alcohol is slightly toxic and irritating.

Judging from our export situation, our foreign buyers generally need more Isopropyl Alcohol Wipes. Isopropyl Alcohol wipes and Ethanol Wipes are currently in production in our factory. Single Pack Alcohol Pad are often used to wipe and disinfect daily objects such as mobile phones and watches. 10 PCS Pack Ethanol Wipes are mainly used for daily hand disinfection and cleaning, which is convenient for carrying out. 50 PCS Ethanol Wipes are cost-effective and used at home;