Leading Chemicals and Petrochemicals Solutions Provider

Aromatic hydrocarbon resins C9

EINECS number Not applicable

///

CAS number 64742-16-1/69430-35-9/88526-47-0

C9 hydrocarbon tackifiers are used in adhesives, particularly hot melt adhesives, to provide outstanding tack and to optimise surface adhesion.  C9 hydrocarbon tackifiers are also used in the production of rubber articles, including tyre re-treads, to ensure optimal adhesion between the different layer of rubber.  C9 hydrocarbon tackifiers are also used in road marking paints to ensure outstanding performance and to ensure excellent durability in use.  These resins are used in some industrial and marine coatings to enhance durability.  We have aliphatic (hydrogenated) grades and aromatic (non-hydrogenated) grades available

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Branched Alkyl Benzene (BAB)

EINECS number 246-772-4

///

CAS number 25265-78-5

BAB, branched alkyl benzene, (also called branched dodecylbenzene DDB) is a petrochemical produced through alkylation of benzene by propylene tetramer. It is a clear and limpid non corrosive liquid, with a high oxidative and thermal stability. Its hydrolysis stability is also very high. BAB is used in surfactant industry, plasticizer, solvent and base stock for metal working fluids like cutting oil, metal lamination, chemical intermediate synthesis, chemical additives. The combination of BAB superior thermal and lubricant

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Cyclohexane

EINECS number 203-806-2

///

CAS number 110-82-7

Cyclohexane is an acyclic hydrocarbon from the Cycloalkane family. It is used as a non polar solvent in the chemical industry and a reactant in industrial production of Adipic acid and caprolactam, intermediates in Nylon production.

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Di-isobutylene (DIB-NC)

EINECS number 246-690-9

///

CAS number 25167-70-8

Equilex Chemicals is the exclusive world-wide distributor for DIB produced by LyondellBasell at their Berre (France) facility. DIB is a branched C8 olefin produced by the dimerization of isobutylene. DIB is an intermediate used in the production of a wide range of derivative speciality products including octylated diphenylamine antioxidants, octyl phenol, neo acids, isononyl derivatives, speciality polymers, elastomers and perfumery chemicals. Our range includes 90 % and 97 % pure DIB.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Di-isobutylene (DIB-WC)

EINECS number 246-690-9

///

CAS number 25167-70-8

Equilex Chemicals is the exclusive world-wide distributor for DIB produced by LyondellBasell at their Berre (France) facility. DIB is a branched C8 olefin produced by the dimerization of isobutylene. DIB is an intermediate used in the production of a wide range of derivative speciality products including octylated diphenylamine antioxidants, octyl phenol, neo acids, isononyl derivatives, speciality polymers, elastomers and perfumery chemicals. Our range includes 90 % and 97 % pure DIB.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Diacetone Alcohol ( DAA)

EINECS number 204-626-7

///

CAS number 123-42-2

Diacetone alcohol or DAA is an oxygenated solvent derived from acetone which has two alcohol and ketone functionalities.   It is the solvent of choice for many inks and coatings, including coil coatings, wood varnishes, and architectural coatings.  It is also used in the treatment of textiles and leather and is an excellent cleaning solvent.  It is a good solvent for many organic peroxides.

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Diethylene Glycol (DEG)

EINECS number 203-872-2

///

CAS number 111-46-6

Diethylene glycol (DEG) is a colorless, practically odorless and hygroscopic liquid organic compound.

It has a sweetish taste and is miscible in water, alcohol, ether, acetone, and ethylene glycol.

Diethylene glycol is used in the manufacture of unsaturated polyester resins, polyurethanes, plasticizers, as a building block in organic synthesis, e.g. of morpholine and 1,4-dioxane.

It is a solvent for nitrocellulose, resins, dyes, oils, other organic compounds, a humectant for tobacco, cork, printing ink, glue and in brake fluid.

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Ethyl DIPROXITOL

CAS number 30025-38-8

Ethyl DIPROXITOL is a colourless, hygroscopic, high boiling liquid with a mild odour. It is miscible in any proportion with water and many organic solvents and has good solvent power for nitrocellulose and dyestuffs.
It is used as an intermediate and in formulations in industrial, professional or consumer applications, mainly in surface coatings and printing inks and paints, cleaners, agrochemical or de-icing/anti-icing formulations.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Ethyl PROXITOL

EINECS number 216-374-5

///

CAS number 1569-02-4

Ethyl Proxitol is a colorless, hygroscopic propylene glycol ether. Used in the surface coatings industry and printing inks and to regulate flow, leveling and coalescence. Possesses good volatility, viscosity and solvent power. Ethyl Proxitol can be used as a coupling agent. Used in adhesives.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

GTL GS 190

EINECS number 940-726-3

///

CAS number 185857-36-7

 GTL Solvent GS190 is a high-performance, low-aromatic, and low-toxicity solvent that is derived from natural gas through the gas-to-liquids (GTL) process. It is a clear, colorless, and odorless liquid with a boiling point of 190 °C (374 °F) and a flash point of 77 °C (171 °F).

GTL Solvent GS190 has a wide range of applications in the industrial sector, including:

  • Coatings and Inks: GTL Solvent GS190 is used as a solvent for coatings and inks, especially in applications where low odor and low toxicity are required.
  • Adhesives and Sealants: GTL Solvent GS190 is used as a solvent for adhesives and sealants, providing excellent solvency and low toxicity.
  • Cleaning and Degreasing: GTL Solvent GS190 is used as a cleaning solvent in applications such as metal degreasing, precision cleaning, and electronics cleaning.
  • Personal Care and Cosmetics: GTL Solvent GS190 is used as an ingredient in personal care and cosmetic products, such as hair sprays, deodorants, and fragrances, due to its low odor and excellent solvency. 
  • Agriculture: GTL Solvent GS190 is used as a carrier solvent for agricultural chemicals, such as herbicides and insecticides, providing excellent solvency and low toxicity.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

GTL GS1927

EINECS number 942-085-5

///

CAS number 1809170-78-2

GTL Solvent GS1927 is a type of solvent that is derived from Gas-To-Liquid (GTL) technology. GTL technology involves converting natural gas into high-quality liquid hydrocarbons through a process called Fischer-Tropsch synthesis.

GTL Solvent GS1927 is a high-purity, low-aromatic solvent that is commonly used in various industrial applications, including as a carrier solvent, a cleaning agent, and a solvent for coatings, adhesives, and inks. It is also used in the production of various chemical products, such as plasticizers and resins.

One of the advantages of GTL Solvent GS1927 is its high purity, which makes it a safer and more environmentally friendly alternative to some of the more hazardous solvents that have been used in the past. Additionally, GTL Solvent GS1927 has a relatively low toxicity and low odor, making it a more pleasant and safer solvent to work with.

Overall, GTL Solvent GS1927 is a versatile and useful solvent that has a wide range of industrial applications.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

GTL GS215

EINECS number 940-727-9

///

CAS number 18437281-03-2

GTL Solvent GS215 is a type of solvent that is derived from Gas-To-Liquid (GTL) technology. GTL technology involves converting natural gas into high-quality liquid hydrocarbons through a process called Fischer-Tropsch synthesis.

One of the advantages of GTL technology is that it can produce highly paraffinic products of constant composition. This means that the resulting solvents, like GTL Solvent GS215, have consistent chemical properties, which can make them easier to work with and more reliable in various industrial applications.

GTL Solvent GS215 is a high-purity, low-aromatic solvent that is commonly used in various industrial applications, including as a carrier solvent, a cleaning agent, and a solvent for coatings, adhesives, and inks. It is also used in the production of various chemical products, such as plasticizers and resins.

One of the benefits of GTL Solvent GS215 is its high flash point, which makes it a safer solvent to work with in high-temperature environments. Additionally, GTL Solvent GS215 has a relatively low toxicity and low odor, making it a more pleasant and safer solvent to work with.

Overall, GTL Solvent GS215 is a versatile and useful solvent that has a wide range of industrial applications, and its consistent chemical properties make it a reliable and predictable choice for many applications.

 

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

GTL GS250

EINECS number 940-728-4

///

CAS number 1174918-46-7

GTL Solvent GS 250 is a type of solvent that is derived from Gas-To-Liquid (GTL) technology. GTL technology involves converting natural gas into high-quality liquid hydrocarbons through a process called Fischer-Tropsch synthesis.

GTL Solvent GS 250 is a high-purity, low-aromatic solvent that is commonly used in various industrial applications, including as a solvent for coatings, inks, and adhesives. It is also used in the production of various chemical products, such as plasticizers and resins.

One of the benefits of GTL Solvent GS 250 is its consistent quality and purity, which makes it a reliable solvent for many industrial applications. It has a low level of impurities, such as sulfur and nitrogen, which can make it a more desirable solvent for certain applications.

GTL Solvent GS 250 has a high flash point, which makes it a safer solvent to work with in high-temperature environments. It also has a low toxicity and low odor, which can make it a more pleasant and safer solvent to work with.

Overall, GTL Solvent GS 250 is a high-quality and versatile solvent that has a wide range of industrial applications. Its consistent quality and purity, along with its favorable safety and environmental characteristics, make it a desirable solvent choice for many industries.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

GTL GS270

EINECS number 940-730-5

///

CAS number 1437281-01-0

GTL Solvent GS270 is a type of solvent that is derived from Gas-To-Liquid (GTL) technology. GTL technology involves converting natural gas into high-quality liquid hydrocarbons through a process called Fischer-Tropsch synthesis.

GTL Solvent GS270 is a high-purity, low-aromatic solvent that is commonly used in various industrial applications, including as a solvent for coatings, inks, and adhesives. It is also used in the production of various chemical products, such as plasticizers and resins.

One of the benefits of GTL Solvent GS270 is its high flash point, which makes it a safer solvent to work with in high-temperature environments. Additionally, GTL Solvent GS270 has a low toxicity and low odor, making it a more pleasant and safer solvent to work with.

GTL Solvent GS270 is also known for its high solvency power, which means it is effective at dissolving a wide range of substances. This makes it a versatile and useful solvent that has a wide range of industrial applications.

Overall, GTL Solvent GS270 is a reliable and high-quality solvent that is derived from a sustainable and environmentally friendly technology. Its chemical properties make it a safe and effective solvent for various industrial applications.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

GTL GS310

EINECS number 940-734-7

///

CAS number 1437280-85-7

GTL Solvent GS310 is a type of solvent that is derived from Gas-To-Liquid (GTL) technology. GTL technology involves converting natural gas into high-quality liquid hydrocarbons through a process called Fischer-Tropsch synthesis.

GTL Solvent GS310 is a high-purity, low-aromatic solvent that is commonly used in various industrial applications, including as a solvent for coatings, adhesives, and inks. It is also used in the production of various chemical products, such as plasticizers and resins.

One of the advantages of GTL Solvent GS310 is its high flash point, which makes it a safer solvent to work with in high-temperature environments. Additionally, GTL Solvent GS310 has a relatively low toxicity and low odor, making it a more pleasant and safer solvent to work with.

GTL Solvent GS310 is also known for its high solvency power, which means it is effective at dissolving a wide range of substances. This makes it a versatile and useful solvent that has a wide range of industrial applications.

Overall, GTL Solvent GS310 is a reliable and high-quality solvent that is derived from a sustainable and environmentally friendly technology. Its chemical properties make it a safe and effective solvent for various industrial applications.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Heavy branched alkyl benzene (HBAB)

EINECS number 270-954-2

///

CAS number 68512-02-7

HBAB, Heavy Branched Alkylbenzene, is derived from the production of BAB. It is a clear and limpid, non corrosive liquid.

HBAB has a good hydrolytic stability and solvency with a high thermal stability.

Heavy Branched Alkylbenzenes are chemicals of choice in lubricant formulation, metal working fluids, silicone extender, heat transfer fluid, refrigeration compressor lubricants…

HBAB range covers four grades differentiated by the ISO VG kinematic viscosity at 40°C:

  • HBAB 32
  • HBAB 46
  • HBAB 68
  • HBAB 100
pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Heavy linear alkyl benzene (HLAB)

EINECS number 285-591-5

///

CAS number 85117-41-5

HLAB (Heavy alkyl benzenes) is derived from LAB. It’s a clear and limpid non corrosive liquid.

HLAB has a good hydrolytic stability and solvency with a high thermal stability.

Heavy Linear Alkylbenzenes are chemicals of choice in lubricant formulation and metal working fluids.

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Hexane Extraction Grade

EINECS number 265-151-9

///

CAS number 64742-49-0

Hexane extraction grade refers to a type of hexane that is specifically designed and purified for use in extraction processes, particularly in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Hexane is a colorless, flammable liquid hydrocarbon that is commonly used as a solvent for extracting oil and other organic compounds from plant materials.

Hexane extraction grade is typically a high-purity form of hexane, with low levels of impurities such as aromatics, sulfur, and other contaminants that can affect the quality and safety of the extracted products. This grade of hexane is carefully distilled and purified to meet strict quality and safety standards, ensuring that it is suitable for use in food and pharmaceutical applications.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Hexane Polymerisation

EINECS number 265-151-9

///

CAS number 64742-49-0

Hexane polymerization refers to the process of converting hexane, a hydrocarbon with the chemical formula C6H14, into polymers, which are large molecules made up of repeating subunits.

Hexane polymerization can be achieved through various methods, including:

Ziegler-Natta Polymerization: This method involves the use of a catalyst, such as titanium chloride, to initiate the polymerization reaction. The catalyst is typically dissolved in a solvent, such as hexane, and then added to the monomer, which is also dissolved in the solvent. The reaction is carried out at a high temperature and pressure, resulting in the formation of long polymer chains.

Metallocene Polymerization: This method involves the use of a metallocene catalyst, which is a type of transition metal compound, to initiate the polymerization reaction. The catalyst is typically dissolved in a solvent, such as hexane, and then added to the monomer, which is also dissolved in the solvent. The reaction is carried out at a high temperature and pressure, resulting in the formation of highly uniform polymer chains.

Free Radical Polymerization: This method involves the use of a free radical initiator, such as benzoyl peroxide, to initiate the polymerization reaction. The initiator is typically dissolved in a solvent, such as hexane, and then added to the monomer, which is also dissolved in the solvent. The reaction is carried out at a high temperature and pressure, resulting in the formation of randomly branched polymer chains.

The resulting hexane polymers can be used in various applications, such as in the production of plastics, synthetic rubbers, and adhesives. Hexane polymerization is a complex process that requires careful control of various reaction parameters, such as temperature, pressure, and catalyst concentration, to achieve the desired polymer properties.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Hydrogenated C9 tackifier resins

EINECS number Not applicable

///

CAS number 64742-16-1/69430-35-9/88526-47-0

C9 hydrocarbon tackifiers are used in adhesives, particularly hot melt adhesives, to provide outstanding tack and to optimise surface adhesion.  C9 hydrocarbon tackifiers are also used in the production of rubber articles, including tyre re-treads, to ensure optimal adhesion between the different layer of rubber.  C9 hydrocarbon tackifiers are also used in road marking paints to ensure outstanding performance and to ensure excellent durability in use.  These resins are used in some industrial and marine coatings to enhance durability.  We have aliphatic (hydrogenated) grades and aromatic (non-hydrogenated) grades available.

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Isoamyl Alcohol

Pentanols – 99% (Isoamyl Alcohol)

Isoamyl Alcohol (at a minimum purity of 99%), is a mixture of isomers 3-methyl, 1-butanol and 2-methyl , 1-butanol, with a preponderance of the first (aproximately 85%). The raw material used by PETROM in the production of Isoamyl Alcohol is fusel oil, which in turn is a byproduct of the distilling of ethyl alcohol (ethanol).

Applications: The main applications of Isoamyl Alcohol are:

– the manufacturing of paints and varnishes, to produce isoamyl acetate;

– the manufacturing of plasticizers for the production of DIAP (DiisoAmyl phthalate);

– the manufacturing of perfumes, for the recovery of oils and essences;

– the synthesis of fragrances and aromas;

– the production of isoamyl salicylate, applied widely in soaps and cosmetic fragrances;

– the purification of phosphoric acid, acting as an extraction solvent.

– the production of Xanthates (mining industry)

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Isohexane LNH

EINECS number 265-151-9

///

CAS number 64742-49-0

Isohexane LNH is a type of hydrocarbon solvent that is primarily composed of isohexane. It is a colorless, clear liquid with a low odor and a low toxicity, making it a relatively safe solvent to work with in various industrial applications.

Isohexane LNH is commonly used as a solvent in the production of various chemical products, including adhesives, coatings, and cleaning products. It is also used in the extraction of natural products, such as vegetable oils and fragrances.

One of the benefits of Isohexane LNH is its low odor and low toxicity, which makes it a more pleasant and safer solvent to work with compared to other solvents. Additionally, it has a high evaporation rate, which can make it a desirable solvent for applications that require quick drying times.

Isohexane LNH is also known for its high solvency power, which means it is effective at dissolving a wide range of substances. This makes it a versatile and useful solvent that has a wide range of industrial applications.

Overall, Isohexane LNH is a reliable and effective solvent that has a variety of industrial applications. Its favorable safety and environmental characteristics, along with its high solvency power, make it a desirable solvent choice for many industries.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Isopentane

EINECS number 201-142-8

///

CAS number 78-78-4

Isopentane is a hydrocarbon compound with the chemical formula C5H12. It is a colorless, flammable liquid that is commonly used as a solvent in various industrial applications.

One of the key characteristics of isopentane is its low boiling point, which makes it useful as a refrigerant and as a blowing agent in the production of foams. Isopentane is also commonly used as a solvent in the extraction of natural products and in the production of cleaning agents.

In addition to its usefulness as a solvent, isopentane is also used in the laboratory for cryogenic applications, such as cooling samples for electron microscopy or in the preparation of frozen tissue sections.

However, isopentane should be handled with care due to its flammability and potential health hazards. It is important to store and handle it in a well-ventilated area away from sources of ignition.

Overall, isopentane is a versatile and useful solvent with a range of industrial and laboratory applications, particularly due to its low boiling point and solvency power.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Isophorone (IP)

EINECS number 201-126-0

///

CAS number 78-59-1

Isophorone or IP is an oxygenated solvent derived from acetone with one ketone group.  It is an excellent solvent for a wide range of coatings and inks.  It is also synthesis intermediate for the production of chloroxylenol (A key antimicrobial) and also synthetic Vitamin E.  It is used as an extraction solvent and in frothers and grinding aids.

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Isopropyl Alcohol

EINECS number 200-661-7

///

CAS number 67-63-0

Isopropyl alcohol, also known as isopropanol or IPA, is a colorless, flammable liquid with a strong odor. It is a common solvent with a wide range of applications in industry, healthcare, and household settings.

One of the primary uses of isopropyl alcohol is as a cleaning agent and disinfectant. It is often used to clean electronic devices, medical equipment, and other surfaces that require sterilization. It is also used in the production of hand sanitizers, surface disinfectants, and other cleaning products.

Isopropyl alcohol is also commonly used as a solvent in the production of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and other consumer products. It can dissolve a wide range of substances, making it a versatile ingredient in many formulations.

In addition, isopropyl alcohol is often used as a fuel additive, as it can help improve the performance of gasoline engines by reducing the formation of deposits and improving fuel efficiency.

However, isopropyl alcohol can be hazardous if not handled properly. It is flammable and should be stored and handled in a well-ventilated area away from sources of ignition. Direct contact with skin or inhalation of vapor can also cause irritation, so appropriate precautions should be taken when using this substance.

Overall, isopropyl alcohol is a versatile and widely used solvent with a range of applications in industry, healthcare, and household settings. Its ability to dissolve a wide range of substances and its effectiveness as a cleaning agent and disinfectant make it an essential component of many products and formulations.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB)

EINECS number 284-660-7

///

CAS number 84961-70-6

LAB (linear alkyl benzene) is the main feedstock for the production of LABSA (Linear Alkyl Benzene Sulphonate) which is the most widely used raw material in the world for powder and liquid laundry detergents.  LAB is also used as a speciality solvent and as a component in some heat transfer fluids.

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Maleic Anhydride

EINECS number 203-571-6

///

CAS number 108-31-6

Maleic anhydride is a white solid. It is manufactured by oxidation of butane or benzene. The main outlet for maleic anhydride is the manufacture of unsaturated polyester resins. Other applications include production of butanediol, tetrahydrofuran, gamma butyrolactone, various other resins copolymers.

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Methyl DIPROXITOL

EINECS number 252-104-2

///

CAS number 34590-94-8

Methyl DIPROXITOL is a colourless, hygroscopic,high boiling liquid with a mild odour. It is miscible in any proportion with water and many organic solvents and has a good solvent power for nitrocellulose and dyestuffs.
This substance is used in the following products: coating products, anti-freeze products and lubricants and greases.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Methyl Ethyl Ketone (MEK)

EINECS number 201-159-0

///

CAS number 78-93-3

Methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) is a clear, colorless, and flammable liquid with a slightly sweet odor. It is a common organic solvent with a wide range of industrial applications.

MEK is primarily used as a solvent in various industries, including the manufacturing of adhesives, coatings, and plastics. It is also used as a cleaning agent, particularly for removing oils and greases from metal surfaces. MEK is a highly effective solvent for many organic materials, including resins, waxes, and oils.

In addition to its solvent properties, MEK is also used as a chemical intermediate in the production of other chemicals, such as methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) and peroxides. MEK can also be used as a fuel additive or a component in some special fuels.

MEK is a volatile organic compound (VOC) that can contribute to air pollution and potentially pose health risks to those exposed to it. Proper safety measures, including proper ventilation and protective equipment, should be taken when working with MEK to minimize exposure.

 
 

 

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Methyl Iso Butyl Ketone ( MIBK)

EINECS number 203-550-1

///

CAS number 108-10-1

Methyl isobutyl ketone (MIBK) is a colorless organic compound with a pleasant odor. It is a solvent that is widely used in various industrial applications due to its excellent solvency properties and moderate evaporation rate.

MIBK is commonly used as a solvent in coatings, paints, and printing inks. It is also used as a solvent in the manufacture of adhesives, varnishes, and rubber-based products. Additionally, MIBK is used as a chemical intermediate in the production of pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and other chemicals.

MIBK can also be used as a denaturant for alcohol, making it unsuitable for human consumption. In the laboratory, MIBK is used as a solvent in various chemical reactions, such as the extraction of alkaloids from plants and the synthesis of pharmaceutical intermediates.

It is important to handle MIBK with care, as it is a flammable liquid that can cause skin and eye irritation upon contact. Protective equipment and proper handling procedures should be used when working with this compound. MIBK also has a low flash point and should be stored and transported in accordance with appropriate safety regulations.

 

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Methyl Isobutylene Carbinol (MIBC)

EINECS number 203-551-7

///

CAS number 108-11-2

Methyl isobutyl carbinol (MIBC) is a clear, colorless liquid with a mild, sweet odor. It is a type of alcohol that is primarily used as a frother in mineral flotation processes.

MIBC is commonly used in the mining industry as a frother to help separate valuable minerals from unwanted minerals. During the flotation process, MIBC is added to the mineral slurry to create a froth that rises to the top, allowing the desired minerals to be separated from the unwanted minerals. MIBC is particularly effective in frothing sulfide ores, such as copper, lead, and zinc.

MIBC is also used as a solvent in the production of perfumes, paints, and other chemical products. It is a relatively non-toxic and non-corrosive compound, making it a useful alternative to other solvents that may be more harmful or damaging.

However, like all chemicals, MIBC can pose health risks if not handled properly. It is important to follow proper safety procedures, including wearing appropriate protective equipment and ensuring proper ventilation, when working with MIBC or any other chemical.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Methyl PROXITOL

EINECS number 203-539-1

///

CAS number 107-98-2

Methyl Proxytol is an organic solvent with a wide variety of industrial and commercial uses. Similar to other glycol ethers, it is used as a carrier/solvent in printing/writing inks and paints/coatings. It also finds use as an industrial and commercial paint stripper. It is used as an antifreeze in diesel engines.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Methyl Proxitol Acetate

EINECS number 203-603-9

///

CAS number 108-65-6

Methyl PROXITOL acetate is a colourless, neutral propylene oxide-based glycol ether acetate with a mild odour and a volatility, viscosity and solvent power similar to those of ethylene glycol-based glycol ether acetates.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Mono Ethylene Glycol (MEG)

EINECS number 203-473-3

///

CAS number 107-21-1

Mono Ethylene Glycol (MEG) is a colorless, practically odorless and viscous liquid organic compound.

It has a sweetish taste and is miscible in water, alcohol, ether, acetone, and ethylene glycol.

Mono Ethylene Glycol is primarily used as a raw material in the manufacture of polyester fibers and fabric industry and polyethylene terephthalate resins (PET) used in bottling. A small percent is also used in other applications such as antifreeze formulations and other products.

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Monopropylene Glycol MPG

EINECS number 200-338-0

///

CAS number 57-55-6

Monopropylene glycol (MPG) is a chemical compound that belongs to the glycol family of chemicals. It is also known as 1,2-propanediol and is chemically represented as C3H8O2. MPG is a colorless, odorless, and nearly tasteless liquid with a variety of uses in industry and everyday life. Here are some of its common applications:

  1. Antifreeze and Coolant: MPG is often used as an ingredient in antifreeze and coolant formulations for automobiles and other machinery. It helps lower the freezing point of the liquid, preventing it from solidifying in cold temperatures.

  2. Deicing Agent: MPG is used in deicing solutions to prevent the formation of ice on aircraft, runways, and roads during winter. It is effective in reducing the freezing point of water.

  3. Hygroscopic Agent: MPG is hygroscopic, meaning it can absorb and hold water molecules. This property makes it useful in applications like moisture control in food products and the pharmaceutical industry.

  4. Heat Transfer Fluid: MPG can serve as a heat transfer fluid in various systems, including solar water heaters and industrial processes. Its ability to efficiently transfer heat makes it valuable in such applications.

  5. Food and Pharmaceutical Industries: MPG is used as a solvent and carrier in the food and pharmaceutical industries for various purposes, such as flavor extraction, drug formulation, and as a carrier for food additives and flavors.

  6. Cosmetics and Personal Care Products: MPG is used in cosmetics and personal care products, such as skin creams and lotions, as a humectant and skin-conditioning agent.

  7. Fragrance and Perfume Industry: It is used as a solvent for fragrances and perfumes, helping to disperse and dilute the aromatic compounds.

  8. Plastics and Resins: MPG can be used as a plasticizer in the production of plastics and resins, helping to improve their properties and processing characteristics.

  9. Tobacco Industry: MPG is sometimes used in the tobacco industry to moisten and maintain the freshness of tobacco products.

  10. Pharmaceuticals: In pharmaceuticals, MPG is utilized as a solvent and diluent in the formulation of certain drugs.

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Monopropylene Glycol MPG USP

EINECS number 200-338-0

///

CAS number 57-55-6

Monopropylene glycol(MPG), often referred to as propylene glycol or simply propylene glycol is a synthetic organic compound with the chemical formula C3H802. The substance name is 1,2 propanediol.

The MPG USP  is a clear, colorless, and odorless liquid with a slightly sweet taste. It is a versatile chemical that has many industrial applications.

USP stands for the United States Pharmacopeia , which is a set of standards and quality specifications for pharmaceuticals. A substance is labeled as “USP” means that it meets the specific quality and purity standards outlined in the United States.

Applications :

Anti-freeze and Coolant: MPG is used as a component in anti-freeze and coolant formulations for automotive and industrial applications. It provides freeze protection and helps to prevent corrosion in cooling systems.Solvent:

Solvent: MPG is used as a  for a wide range of applications, including printing inks, coatings, and resins.

Food and Beverage: MPG is used as a humectant, solvent, and stabilizer in the food and beverage industry. It is commonly used as a component in flavorings, extracts, and food colorings.

Personal Care and Cosmetics: MPG is a common ingredient in personal care and cosmetic products, including lotions, creams, and hair care products. It helps to improve the texture, viscosity, and stability of these products.

Pharmaceutical: MPG is used as a solvent and a carrier in the pharmaceutical industry. It is used to deliver active ingredients in medications and to help improve their stability.

Overall, MPG is a versatile and widely used chemical in the industry with a variety of applications. However, it is important to handle and use it safely, as it can be toxic if ingested or absorbed through the skin.

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

n-Pentane

EINECS number 203-692-4

///

CAS number 109-66-0

n-Pentane is a hydrocarbon solvent that is composed of five carbon atoms and 12 hydrogen atoms with a molecular formula of C5H12. It is a clear, colorless liquid with a low boiling point, which makes it an excellent solvent for use in various industrial applications.

One of the primary uses of n-Pentane is as a blowing agent in the production of foam insulation and packaging materials. When heated, n-Pentane vaporizes and expands, creating a foam that can fill the spaces between the insulation or packaging material. This property makes it an excellent choice for use in the construction and packaging industries.

n-Pentane is also used as a solvent in the production of rubber, adhesives, and other chemical products. It can dissolve a wide range of substances, making it a versatile ingredient in many formulations.

Additionally, n-Pentane is sometimes used as a fuel in small engines and stoves, as it burns cleanly and produces less pollution than some other fuels.

Overall, n-Pentane is a versatile solvent and blowing agent that is widely used in the construction, packaging, chemical, and energy industries. Its low boiling point and ability to dissolve a wide range of substances make it an important component of many formulations.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Nonyl Phenol

EINECS number 284-325-5

///

CAS number 84852-15-3

Nonylphenol is a chemical compound belonging to the family of alkylphenols. It is characterized by having a nonyl (a nine-carbon alkyl) hydrocarbon chain attached to a phenolic ring.

Nonylphenol is produced from the chemical reaction between nonene and phenol. It is mainly a para isomer, phenol, 4-nonyl-, branched.

Nonylphenol is often used as an intermediate chemical in the production of surfactants, emulsifiers, and other chemicals. Surfactants are compounds that lower the surface tension of liquids, making them more effective in applications such as detergents and industrial cleaners. Emulsifiers are used to mix substances that do not naturally combine, like oil and water, and are found in various products, including pesticides and paints.

 

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Ortho-xylene

EINECS number 202-422-2

///

CAS number 95-47-6

Equilex Chemicals is now an importer of high purity orthoxylene into the European Union. OX is extracted from mixed xylene streams and it is the key raw material in the production of phthalic anhydride. OX derivatives are used in a wide range of resins, plasticisers, medicines and dye products.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

p-tertiary butyl Phenol

EINECS number 202-679-0

///

CAS number 98-54-4

p-Tertiary butylphenol (p-TBP) is a chemical compound with a specific structure, characterized by the presence of a tertiary butyl group (a branched, four-carbon alkyl group) attached to a phenolic ring. The “p” in its name indicates that the tertiary butyl group is attached to the para position of the phenolic ring, which means it is attached at the fourth carbon atom from the phenolic hydroxyl group.

It is an alkylphenol.

p-Tertiary butylphenol has applications in various industries, including as a chemical intermediate. It can be used in the synthesis of other compounds, including resins, antioxidants, and stabilizers. These derivatives often find use in the production of rubber, plastics, and other materials. Additionally, p-tertiary butylphenol can function as an antioxidant in lubricating oils and fuels to help prevent the degradation of these products due to oxidation.

It’s worth noting that the chemical structure of p-tertiary butylphenol, specifically the presence of the phenolic ring, provides it with antioxidant properties, making it useful for preserving the quality and longevity of various products that are prone to oxidation and degradation.

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Pentaerythritol Rosin Esters-NR

EINECS number 232-479-9

///

CAS number 8050-26-8

Equilex Chemicals is an importer into the European Union of pentaerythritol esters of rosin. These tackifiers are important components in the formulation of hot melt adhesives, road marking paints and rubber compounds. Our products are produced using mixed tall oil rosin and gum rosin streams to ensure a more consistent end product. Our standard products range from a softening point of 85 °C up to 106 °C. Other grades are available on request.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Pentane Blend 80/20

Pentane Blend 80/20 is a mixture of two hydrocarbon compounds: 80% n-pentane and 20% isopentane. It is a clear, colorless liquid with a low odor and a relatively low toxicity.

Pentane Blend 80/20 is commonly used as a blowing agent in the production of foams, particularly in the manufacturing of polyurethane foams. It is also used as a solvent in various industrial applications, such as in the extraction of natural products and in the production of cleaning agents.

One of the benefits of Pentane Blend 80/20 is its high vapor pressure, which makes it an effective blowing agent for producing foams. Additionally, its low boiling point and high solvency power make it an effective solvent for various applications.

However, it is important to handle Pentane Blend 80/20 with care, as it is flammable and can be hazardous if not used properly. It should be stored in a well-ventilated area away from sources of ignition.

Overall, Pentane Blend 80/20 is a useful and versatile mixture of hydrocarbons that has a range of industrial applications, particularly in the production of foams and as a solvent. However, its flammability and potential hazards mean it should be handled with caution and proper safety measures.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

SBP 100/140

EINECS number 64742-49-0

///

CAS number 265-151-9

SBP 100/140 stands for “Solvent Boiling Point 100 to 140 degrees Celsius”. It is a type of hydrocarbon solvent that is commonly used in various industrial applications, including as a cleaning agent, a solvent for paints and coatings, and as a carrier solvent for various chemical reactions.

SBP 100/140 is a mixture of various hydrocarbon compounds, such as alkanes and cycloalkanes, that are selected to have a boiling range between 100 and 140 degrees Celsius. This makes it useful for applications that require a solvent with a moderate boiling point range and good solvency power.

SBP 100/140 is a relatively low toxicity solvent and is considered to be a safer alternative to some of the more hazardous solvents that have been used in the past. However, like all solvents, it should be handled with care and appropriate safety precautions should be taken when working with it to minimize the risk of exposure and potential health hazards.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

SBP 60/95

EINECS number 265-151-9

///

CAS number 64742-49-0

SBP 60/95 solvent is commonly used as a cleaning agent for machinery and equipment, such as in the printing, textile, and metalworking industries. It is also used as a thinner for paints, coatings, and adhesives.SBP 60/95 solvent is valued for its high solvency power, low toxicity, and low odor. However, it can be flammable and may pose health hazards if not handled properly. Therefore, safety precautions should always be taken when using this solvent.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

SBP 80/110

EINECS number 265-151-9

///

CAS number 64742-49-0

SBP 80/110 refers to a type of solvent known as Solvent White Spirit, which is a mixture of aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbons with a boiling range of approximately 80 to 110°C. SBP stands for “Stoddard solvent, Benzene, and Paraffin”.

SBP 80/110 is commonly used as a solvent in various industrial applications, such as:

Paints and Coatings: SBP 80/110 is used as a solvent in oil-based paints and coatings. It helps to dissolve the pigments and resins, allowing for the formation of a smooth and even coating.

Adhesives: SBP 80/110 is used as a solvent in the manufacture of adhesives and sealants, helping to dissolve the ingredients and improve their workability.

Cleaning: SBP 80/110 is used as a cleaning solvent for industrial equipment and machinery, such as metal parts and engines.

Printing: SBP 80/110 is used as a solvent in the printing industry, particularly in lithographic printing, to help dissolve the ink and improve its flow properties.

Rubber and Plastics: SBP 80/110 is used as a solvent in the production of rubber and plastics, helping to dissolve and mix the various ingredients.

It is important to handle SBP 80/110 with care, as it is a flammable liquid that can cause skin and eye irritation upon contact. Protective equipment and proper handling procedures should be used when working with this solvent. Additionally, due to its toxicity, it should be used in well-ventilated areas with appropriate safety precautions.

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Speciality alkyl benzenes

EINECS number 285-591-5

///

CAS number 85117-41-5

FuSyn 22 is a newly patented chemical produced by Formosan Union Chemical Corporation (FUCC) – Taiwan.

FuSyn 22 has been developed using FUCC owned catalyst technologies and its long term expertise in alkylation (alkyl benzene, nonlphenol…)

FuSyn 22 found his main applications in lubricants formulations, refrigeration oil, intermediate for synthesis like sulfonation.

FuSyn 22 offers the following properties:

  • Very high thermal and oxidation resistance
  • High hydrolysis performance
  • High solvency and low volatility.
pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us

Triethanol amine (TEA) 99%

EINECS number 203-049-8

///

CAS number 102-71-6

Triethanolamines are used in cosmetics, cement production, detergents and surfactants, metal working fluids, polyols and lubricants, etc. Chemical formula : C6H15N03

pdf
Download our technical data sheet

For sale specifications or general information

Contact us