Benzoflex - 172 Plasticizer


  • Flexible PVC compounds
  • Formulation additives
  • Lubricants
  • Polyurethanes
  • Vinyl plastisols

Key attributes

  • Good low temperature properties
  • Good plasticizing efficiency
  • Low viscosity

Product description

Benzoflex™ 172 is an alkyl benzoate ester with low odor, low color, low viscosity and excellent compatibility with PVC. Benzoflex™ 172’s principal use is as viscosity reducer and plasticizer for PVC plastisols applications. It provides an excellent balance of plasticizer efficiency and viscosity reduction in these systems. It also has good low temperature properties as a raw material and as an additive. Benzoflex™ 172 may also be used in other applications that require a low viscosity, high solvating plasticizer. These include polyurethane and lubricating oil formulations.

Product availability

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If applicable, authorized distributors are in the regions listed below, with more details provided in the “Authorized distributors” section.

  • Asia Pacific

  • Europe, Middle East & Africa

  • Latin America

  • North America

Authorized distributors

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