EP Solvent (Ethylene Glycol Monopropyl Ether) - Stabilized


  • Aerosol coatings
  • Auto OEM
  • Auto refinish
  • Automotive
  • Marine
  • Process solvents
  • Wood coatings

Key attributes

  • Good coupling efficiency
  • Good solvent activity
  • High dilution ratio
  • Inert - Nonfood use
  • Low surface tension
  • Low volatility/Low vapor pressure
  • Miscible with water and most organic liquids
  • Predicted to be biodegradable*
  • REACH compliant
  • Slow evaporation rate

Product description

<p>Eastman™ EP Solvent (Ethylene Glycol Monopropyl Ether) is a colorless, water-miscible solvent providing a slow evaporation rate, good viscosity control in waterborne resins, and high flash point. Eastman™ EP Solvent has a milder, less detectable odor than most other glycol ethers, enhancing its use in coatings when mild odor is desirable. Eastman™ EP Solvent is completely water miscible over a wide range of temperatures. Eastman™ provides this solvent stabilized with BHT (butylated hydroxytoluene).</p> <p> *Modeled using The Estimation Interface (EPI) Suite™ (EPA) (<a href="http://epa.gov/oppt/exposure/pubs/episuite.htm">http://epa.gov/oppt/exposure/pubs/episuite.htm</a>)</p> <p>The chemical substances for this product are listed as Inert Ingredients Permitted for Use in Nonfood Use Pesticide Products under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). For details on specific permissions, <a href="https://www.epa.gov/laws-regulations/summary-federal-insecticide-fungicide-and-rodenticide-act" target=_blank>click here</a>.</p>

Product availability

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  • Asia Pacific

  • North America

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