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Product Short Description: PROPYLENE GLYCOL METHYL ETHER
Product Description:

Propylene Glycol Monomethyl Ether, a medium-boiling glycol ether, is an active solvent for cellulose acetate butyrate, nitrocellulose, epoxy, phenolic, acrylic, and alkyd resins. It is used in a variety of coating, printing ink, and cleaning applications.

The chemical substances for this product are listed as Inert Ingredients Permitted for Use in Nonfood Use Pesticide Products, and in Food Use Pesticide Products with limitations, under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).

Product Application:
  • Architectural coatings
  • Auto OEM
  • Auto refinish
  • Automotive
  • Building materials
  • Commerical printing inks
  • General industrial coatings
  • Graphic arts
  • Janitorial & household cleaners
  • Marine
  • Paints & coatings
  • Protective coatings
  • Wood coatings
  • Laboratory
Product Note:

Key Feature

  • Excellent solvent activity
  • Good coupling efficiency
  • High dilution ratio
  • Inert - Food use with limitations
  • Inert - Nonfood use
  • Medium evaporation rate
  • Miscible with water and most organic liquids
  • Non-HAP
  • Non-SARA
  • Readily biodegradable
Product Technical Specification:

Formula: C4H10O2 / H3CCHOHCH2OCH3
Molecular mass: 90.1
Boiling point: 120°C
Melting point: -96°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.92
Solubility in water: very good
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20°C: 1.2
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.03
Flash point: 38°C
Auto-ignition temperature: 270°C
Explosive limits, vol% in air: 1.9-13.1

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