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Isopropyl Alcohol

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Whether you're at home or on the move, Home Essentials Isopropyl Alcohol is a convenient solution that can clean, sanitise, and freshen all kinds of things.

Use it to clean and sterilise make-up brushes, jewellery, stainless steel, electronic items, and eyeglasses.

It will add sparkle to your windows, remove sticky residue and ink stains, freshen smelly shoes, work wonders as a degreaser and remove frost from car windscreens. It can even be used to clean carpets, kill fruit flies, and eliminate dust mites and bed bugs.

For personal use, Isopropyl Alcohol works as a hand sanitiser, provides itch relief from mosquito bites, can be used to treat cold sores, and is a safe way to remove ticks.
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  • Isopropyl Alcohol 100%

For external use only. Danger: Highly flammable liquid and vapour. May be harmful if swallowed. May cause mild skin irritation. Keep away from ignition sources. Wash hands after use.


Stock Take Delivery Cut-Off: Orders placed between 16th May 2024 and 27th May 2024 will be dispatched on 28th May 2024. Please take this into consideration when placing orders during this period, as there may be a delay in the dispatch and delivery of your items.

Delivery Fee: We offer FREE delivery within New Zealand on all orders at $50 NZD and above. For orders under this amount, handling & shipping is just $7.99 for North Island, and $9.99 for South/Outer Island.

Delivery Timeframe: Orders are processed and dispatched twice a week (Tuesday & Thursday), cut-off time is 5pm Monday, 5pm Wednesday.

Please allow couriers 3-5 days for delivery. For rural addresses, please allow for an extra 1-2 days for delivery. Please note that delays in courier times are out of our control. Estimated delivery times are to be used as a guide only. Deliveries take place Monday - Friday.

PO Box Delivery: Unfortunately, we are unable to deliver to post office boxes at this time. A signature is required on delivery for all New Zealand orders.

Delivery Acceptance: All orders will be dispatched on a signature-on-delivery courier. All parcels will be delivered to the provided address and will require a signature on receipt. Providing a work address for delivery is recommended if no one is home during business hours. Due to security issues, the parcel cannot be left unattended. Where no one is home to sign for the parcel, a card will be left detailing the nearest pick up point.

This is subject to the courier or delivery provider's protocol and policy.

Order Tracking & Enquiries: An order confirmation will appear as the final step in your order process. You’ll also receive an email confirmation with an order number and a purchase summary. Once your order has been shipped, you’ll receive an additional email confirming the shipment. This email will include tracking information (where applicable).

Isopropyl Alcohol
Isopropyl Alcohol

How to use

Rinse to remove odours.

Hand Sanitiser
Mix together 3 parts Isopropyl Alcohol and 1 part Aloe Vera Gel.

Dab tick and area with Isopropyl Alcohol then grab tick with a pair of tweezers as close to the skin as possible. Wipe the area afterwards, with Isopropyl Alcohol to disinfect.

Mosquito Bites and Cold Sores
Dab directly onto the bite or sore as required.

Fruit Flies
Spray the flies with a fine mist to kill them.

Remove Sticky Residue
Spray on the area and wipe clean.

Paint, Ink, and Marker Stains on Clothes
Soak the spot for a few minutes before washing.

Permanent Marker
To remove stains from hard surfaces, saturate the area and wipe away.

Carpet Stains
Apply to a cloth and lightly rub the stain.

Sterilise Makeup Brushes
Soak for 30 minutes and allow to air dry. Repeat every couple of weeks.

Lightly spray glasses and wipe clean with a soft cloth.

Soak for a few minutes, remove and then polish with a soft, clean cloth.

Stretch Shoes
Apply a thin coat to the interior and exterior of the shoes, then place on your feet or a shoe stretcher.

Smelly Shoes
Spray and place in a sunny spot to dry.

Stainless Steel Cleaner
Wipe to remove fingerprints, smudges and to leave a nice shine.

Windscreen Frost
Fill a spray bottle and spray on windscreen.

Wipe greasy appliances, countertops, cabinets as required.

Wipe with a cloth. Don't use on touch screens or sensitive electronics.

Dust Mites and Bed Bugs
Spray a light mist onto bed or mattress, allow to dry and then vacuum.

Window Cleaner
Mix together 60 ml Isopropyl Alcohol, 2 tbsp Ammonia, 830 ml water and a drop of dish soap.

Air Freshener
Mix 240 ml Isopropyl Alcohol with 10-15 drops of essential oil of your choice.

Ice Pack
Pour 1 part Isopropyl Alcohol and 3 parts water in a freezer bag and freeze.