Eastman

Product description

Eastman™ DB Solvent, Stabilized is a high boiling glycol ether used in baking enamels to promote increased flow-out and leveling in paint films. It is also used in printing inks when very slow drying is desired. In textile dyeing, it promotes rapid, uniform penetration of dyes. This solvent is used as a coalescent in architectural paints, industrial latex paints, and as an organosol dispersant. Eastman™ DB Solvent, Stabilized contains BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene) antioxidant.

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
  • Brake fluids
  • Commerical printing inks
  • General industrial coatings
  • Marine
  • Paints & coatings
  • Textile
  • Wood coatings

    Key attributes

    • Efficient coalescent
    • Good coupling efficiency
    • Good solvent activity
    • High blush resistance
    • High dilution ratio
    • Inert - Food use with limitations
    • Inert - Nonfood use
    • Low surface tension
    • Low volatility/Low vapor pressure
    • LVP-VOC
    • Miscible with water and most organic liquids
    • REACH compliant
    • Readily biodegradable
    • Slow evaporation rate

      Regulatory information and data sheets

      Product availability

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      • North America

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