A general cleaner that can be used to clean virtually any surface. Removes light grease, oils, dirt, food stains etc. Evaporates quickly and leaves surface squeaky clean. Isopropyl Alcohol liquid 99% pure isopropyl alcohol (also known as IPA, isopropanol or iso-propanol) for all-purpose cleaning and degreasing. Adhesive applications Isopropyl alcohol is the solvent of choice for the final preparation, cleaning and degreasing of all substrates prior to adhesive bonding. In addition, it is useful for the cleaning up of many uncured adhesives, sealants and resins.