Eastman

Product Description

Eastman™ DE Solvent (Diethylene Glycol Monoethyl Ether) is a very polar, slow evaporating, water miscible solvent with a low odor. It is an active solvent for cellulose acetate butyrate, nitrocellulose, epoxy resins, and other coating materials. Eastman™ DE solvent is used as a coalescent in latex paints and floor polishes, and as penetrating solvent in wood stains.

The established LVP-VOC exemption criteria, applicable in some states, can be reviewed in California’s Consumer Product Regulation. Visit the California Air Resource Board website for regulatory information.

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
  • Graphic arts
  • Institutional cleaners
  • Process solvents
  • Protective coatings
  • Textile
  • Wood coatings

Key Attributes

  • Good coupling efficiency
  • Good solvent activity
  • Inert - Food use with limitations
  • Inert - Nonfood use
  • Low odor
  • 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

Check with local Sales Office to determine exact availability by country. Orders subjected to minimum order quantity.
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • North America

Authorized Distributors

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