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Eastman 2-Ethylhexyl Acetate
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Eastman™ 2-Ethylhexyl Acetate is a high boiling retarder solvent with low water solubility, mild odor, and a slow evaporation rate. It is used to promote flow and retard blushing in lacquers, NC lacquer emulsions, screen inks, baking enamels and air-dry enamels.

Eastman 2-Ethylhexyl Acetate

Producer: 
Eastman
Eastman™ 2-Ethylhexyl Acetate is a high boiling retarder solvent with low water solubility, mild odor, and a slow evaporation rate. It is used to promote flow and retard blushing in lacquers, NC lacquer emulsions, screen inks, baking enamels and air-dry enamels.
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Product Highlights
  • ~32% biodegradation (28 days)
  • High electrical resistance
  • Inert - Nonfood use
  • Low MIR value
  • Low surface tension
  • Low water solubility
  • Non-HAP
  • Non-SARA
  • REACH compliant
  • Slow evaporation rate
  • Urethane grade

Properties

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Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Acidity as Acetic Acidmax. 0.01wt %-
Assaymin. 99wt %-
Autoignition Temperature268 (514)°C (°F)D 2155
Azeotropes BP99 (210.2)°C (°F)-
Azeotropes Water73.5wt %-
Blush Resistance at 80°F (26.7°C)94 RH%-
Boiling Point at 760 mm Hg199-205 (390-401)°C (°F)-
Color Pt-Comax. 15--
Critical Pressure21.4 ATMATM-
Critical Temperature365.8°C-
Critical Volume600.0ml/g·mol-
Dilution Ratio Toluene1.4--
Dilution Ratio VMP Naphtha0.9--
Electrical Resistancemin. 20Megohms-
Empirical FormulaC10H20O2--
Evaporation Rate (ether = 1)403.4--
Evaporation Rate (n-butyl acetate = 1)0.03--
Expansion Coefficient at 20°C0.00079°C-
Flammability Limits in Air, % by Volume Lower at 93°C0.8Vol %-
Flammability Limits in Air, % by Volume Upper at 149°C8.1Vol %-
Flash Point Tag Closed Cup71 (160)°C (°F)-
Flash Point Tag Open Cup79 (175)°C (°F)-
Freezing Point-93 (-135)°C (°F)-
Hansen Solubility Parameters Hydrogen Bonding2.5--
Hansen Solubility Parameters Nonpolar7.7--
Hansen Solubility Parameters Polar1.4--
Hansen Solubility Parameters Total8.2--
Heat of Combustion-1367.0kcal/g·mol-
Heat of Vaporization10240.0cal/g·mol-
Liquid Viscosity at 20°C1.5cP-
Maximum Incremental Reactivity (MIR)0.79--
Molecular Weight172.27--
NFPA Classification 30IIIA--
Nitrocellulose SolubilityActive--
Refractive Index at 20°C1.41--
Solubility in Water at 20°C0.03wt %-
Solubility in Water at 20°C0.55wt %-
Specific Gravity at 20°C0.873--
Surface Tension at 20°C25.8dynes/cm-
Vapor Density (air = 1)4.5--
Vapor Pressure at 20°C0.4mm Hg-
Vapor Pressure at 55°C0.36kPa-

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Documents (2)

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2-Ethylhexyl Acetate Sales Specifications Sheet
Other
Solvents: US regulatory information
Brochure