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ACETONE

ACETONE

Acetone has common household uses, such as a cleaner and nail polish remover, acetone is used as an industrial degreaser, in the pharmaceutical industry, and in medicine, especially in dermatology. (Acetone mixed with alcohol is a common ingredient in skin peels.

Isopropanol - Isopropyl Alcohol

Isopropanol - Isopropyl Alcohol

isopropyl alcohol is a compound with the chemical formula CH3CHOHCH3. It is a colorless, flammable chemical witha strong odor,Isopropyl alcohol was the first commercial synthetic alcohol.

 

Mineral Spirits

Mineral Spirits

Mineral spirits is commonly used as a paint thinner for oil-based paint and cleaning brushes, and as an organic solvent in other applications.

Aqueous "solution"

Aqueous "solution"

In chemistry, a solution is a special type of homogeneous mixture composed of two or more substances. The term aqueous solution is when one of the solvents is water.

What Is Glycerin?

What Is Glycerin?

Glycerin is an organic compound known more formally as glycerol. Its common sources are animal fat and vegetable oil. Glycerin is a clear, odorless...

Methyl Ethyl Ketone MEK (Butanone )

Methyl Ethyl Ketone MEK (Butanone )

MEK is a liquid solvent used in surface coatings, adhesives, printing inks, chemical intermediates, magnetic tapes and lube oil dewaxing agents. MEK also is used as an extraction medium for fats, oils, waxes and resins.   It is a highly efficient and versatile solvent for surface coatings.

Mineral Spirits

Mineral Spirits

Mineral spirits, also known as Stoddard solvent, petroleum spirit, or white spirit, are a petroleum-based single solvent that are sometimes used as a substitute for turpentine in thinning paint and cleaning surfaces and paintbrushes. It is also used for thinning both interior and exterior oil-based varnishes, oil-based paint and can be used in wiping wood stains.

H2O2 Uses

H2O2 Uses

Hydrogen peroxide is a naturally occurring chemical compound found all over the earth and in every living organism. In fact, most living organisms produces H2O2 in minute quantities as a part of natural biological functioning.

Different Types of Chemical Solvents

Different Types of Chemical Solvents

ChemicalSafetyFacts.org The term “Solvents” refers to a class of chemical compounds described by function – the term derives from Latin, meaning ro...

Facts about acetone

Facts about acetone

Acetone, (CH3)2CO, is a common solvent, first discovered by alchemists during the Middle Ages, where it was known as “spirit of Saturn.” In 1836, i...