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Eastman™ Propyl Acetate is a colorless liquid with a mild, fruity odor. It is an active solvent for nitrocellulose, cellulose acetate butyrate, polyester, alkyd, and acrylic resins. Eastman™ Propyl Acetate has a medium evaporation rate and is a non HAP solvent. It promotes flow and leveling in a variety of formulations. Modeled using The Estimation Programs Interface (EPI) Suite™ (EPA), BIOWIN v4.10 module 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, click here.

Eastman Propyl Acetate

Producer: 
Eastman
Eastman™ Propyl Acetate is a colorless liquid with a mild, fruity odor. It is an active solvent for nitrocellulose, cellulose acetate butyrate, polyester, alkyd, and acrylic resins. Eastman™ Propyl Acetate has a medium evaporation rate and is a non HAP solvent. It promotes flow and leveling in a variety of formulations. Modeled using The Estimation Programs Interface (EPI) Suite™ (EPA), BIOWIN v4.10 module 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, click here.
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Product Highlights
  • Good solvent activity
  • High electrical resistance
  • Inert - Nonfood use
  • Low MIR value
  • Low surface tension
  • Low water solubility
  • Medium evaporation rate
  • Mild odor
  • Non-HAP
  • Non-SARA
  • Predicted to be readily biodegradable*
  • REACH compliant
  • Urethane grade

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Recommended Applications
  • Auto OEM
  • Auto refinish
  • Commerical printing inks
  • General industrial coatings
  • Paints & coatings

Properties

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Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Acidity as Acetic Acidmax. 0.01wt %-
Assaymin. 99.5wt %-
Autoignition Temperature457 (855)°C (°F)D 2155
Azeotropes BP82.4 (180.3)°C (°F)-
Azeotropes Water14.0wt %-
Blush Resistance at 80°F (26.7°C)65 RH%-
Boiling Point at 760 mm Hg99-103 (210-217)°C (°F)-
Color Pt-Comax. 5--
Critical Pressure33.2 ATMATM-
Critical Temperature276.5°C-
Critical Volume345.0ml/g·mol-
Dilution Ratio Toluene3.2--
Dilution Ratio VMP Naphtha1.5--
Electrical Resistancemin. 20Megohms-
Empirical FormulaC5H10O2--
Evaporation Rate (ether = 1)5.3--
Evaporation Rate (n-butyl acetate = 1)2.3--
Expansion Coefficient at 20°C0.00126°C-
Fire Point21 (70)°C (°F)-
Flammability Limits in Air, % by Volume Lower at 38°C1.7Vol %-
Flammability Limits in Air, % by Volume Upper at 93°C8.0Vol %-
Flash Point Tag Closed Cup13 (55)°C (°F)-
Flash Point Tag Open Cup14 (58)°C (°F)-
Freezing Point-92 (-134)°C (°F)-
Hansen Solubility Parameters Hydrogen Bonding3.7--
Hansen Solubility Parameters Nonpolar7.5--
Hansen Solubility Parameters Polar2.1--
Hansen Solubility Parameters Total8.6--
Heat of Combustion-638.6kcal/g·mol-
Heat of Vaporization8151.0cal/g·mol-
Liquid Heat Capacity at 25°C47.31cal/(g,mol)(°C)-
Liquid Viscosity at 20°C0.6cP-
Maximum Incremental Reactivity (MIR)0.87--
Molecular Weight102.14--
Nitrocellulose SolubilityActive--
Refractive Index at 20°C1.38--
Solubility in Water at 20°C2.3wt %-
Solubility in Water at 20°C2.6wt %-
Specific Gravity at 20°C0.889--
Surface Tension at 20°C24.3dynes/cm-
TLV PPM 1998200.0--
Vapor Density (air = 1)3.5--
Vapor Pressure at 20°C23.0mm Hg-
Vapor Pressure at 55°C18.9kPa-

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Documents (4)

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Propyl Acetate Sales Specifications Sheet
Other
Solvents: US regulatory information
Brochure
Eastman Specialty Ketones - Reducing the Solvent Content in a Precatalyzed Wood Lacquer
Brochure
Eastman Coatings Solutions - Eastman Specialty Ketones
Brochure