Eastman

Product description

Eastman™ PM Solvent (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). For details on specific permissions, click here.

Applications/uses

  • 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

    Key attributes

    • 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

      Regulatory information and data sheets

      Product availability

      Check with local sales office to determine exact availability by country. Orders subjected to minimum order quantity.
      • Latin America
      • North America

      Authorized distributors

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