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Old 09-14-2005, 12:10 PM   #1
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99% Isopropyl Alcohol ... where to buy?

Where do you buy this stuff? If I remember correctly, I have only seen 70% at drugstores (CVS, Walgreens) ... though maybe I just wasn't looking hard enough.
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Old 09-14-2005, 12:13 PM   #2
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All drug stores have it - if it is not out, just ask the pharmicist for it. They may have it behind the counter, need to order it, or can sell you a small bottle from their larger supply.

I just bought a 16 oz. bottle at my local pharmacy for about $1.50. BTW, it is not a prescription item.
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Old 09-14-2005, 12:26 PM   #3
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Thanks!

Last time I bought rubbing alcohol it wasn't for computer purposes, and that was a while ago (it seems to last forever if you just use it for cuts and such). I wasn't looking for the 99% stuff, and that's probably why I didn't see it
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Old 09-14-2005, 06:24 PM   #4
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I checked CVS and they didn't have 99% ... asked the guys at the pharmacy and he said he's never seen it there. I'm guessing this would mean most other 'popular' drug stores won't have it either.

I wonder where I can get this stuff? :confuse2:
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Old 09-14-2005, 06:50 PM   #5
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FWIW, I could not find 99% isopropanol at any of my local stores either. I asked at the pharmacy (and my wife did at other stores) and they looked at me like I had two heads. (I don't, by the way. ) If you are looking for something to clean a processor or HSF, 90% (or whatever the number is exactly, I cannot recall) should do the trick. I have used it and it seems to be OK.
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Old 09-14-2005, 07:21 PM   #6
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I did see 91% at CVS, but I passed it up ... darn I should have bought a bottle

Oh well, hopefully I will install the AS5 on my A64 3000+ Venice correctly the first time, so I don't have to redo it =P
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Old 09-14-2005, 09:40 PM   #7
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We had a large bottle at work for cleaning signs but nobody knows where it came from. Last purchase came in as 50%.. even worse than the drug store variety.

Should have snagged some while I had the chance

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Old 09-14-2005, 09:42 PM   #8
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i get mine from my local supermarket drug store... if you dont see it just ask they will tell you where to get it... or they must have it behind the counter
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Old 09-14-2005, 10:28 PM   #9
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I believe Meijer's has it. IF you live in the midwest/great lakes area.
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Old 09-14-2005, 11:18 PM   #10
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I use and recommend Techspray Isopropyl Alcohol. It is 99.8+% pure, anhydrous isopropanol. The full product line is available at techspray .

You can purchase from contacteast .

Note that there is a hazardous shipping surcharge for most orders.

(It seems that I am unable to post a link, but if you Google the underlined words you will quickly find the intended site.)
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Old 09-14-2005, 11:32 PM   #11
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Why not try the stuff Artic Silver offers, though it is a bit expensive? I have it and it works great! Two stages: first removes the big stuff and second makes the surface almost shine. Now my fingers remain clean. The bottles should last beyond my death.
Bad factor is a strong odor.
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Old 09-15-2005, 01:52 AM   #12
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FWIW, I could not find 99% isopropanol at any of my local stores either. I asked at the pharmacy (and my wife did at other stores) and they looked at me like I had two heads. (I don't, by the way. ) If you are looking for something to clean a processor or HSF, 90% (or whatever the number is exactly, I cannot recall) should do the trick. I have used it and it seems to be OK.
But the 91% stuff doesn't burn your hands as bad as the 99%!
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Old 09-24-2005, 06:15 PM   #13
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Safeway has it here. The 99% ones. It's in the pharmacy section of the store on the shelves.
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Old 09-17-2009, 10:34 AM   #14
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Re: 99% Isopropyl Alcohol ... where to buy?

I have it in 950ml (a quart sized carboy full). No haz Mat shipping on this quantity, regular Fed Ex is 6-10 $$ depending on the location. Email me for an exact quote with your address and zip code because the moderators will not let me post a URL because I am one of those dreaded Newbies. Find it at nebraskabiopro dot com.

Just found the forum BTW. First post

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Old 09-17-2009, 06:35 PM   #15
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Re: 99% Isopropyl Alcohol ... where to buy?

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