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Eastman Texanol™ Ester Alcohol
Eastman Texanol™ Ester Alcohol

Applications/Uses
  • Coatings - Architectural
  • Coatings - Automotive OEM (electrodeposition primers)
  • Coatings - Can and Coil
  • Coatings - Floor Polishes
  • Coatings - General Industrial
  • Coatings - Industrial Maintenance and Marine
  • Coatings - Industrial Wood
  • Coatings - Transportation
  • Graphic Arts - Printing Inks (Lithographic and Letterpress oil-based inks)
  • Oil Field Chemical - Drilling Muds/Frothing Agent/Ore Flotation
  • Reactive Intermediate - Ester Derivatives for Plasticizers
Key Attributes
  • Ease of addition to latex paints
  • Efficient coalescent
  • Excellent hydrolytic stability
  • Low flammability rating
  • Low freezing point
  • Low water solubility
  • LVP-VOC
  • Non-HAP
  • Non-SARA
  • Not classified as a VOC per China State Environmental Protection Agency
  • Not classified as a VOC per European Union Directive 2004/42/EC
  • Not classified as a VOC per European Union Solvent Emissions Directive
  • REACH compliant
  • Readily biodegradable
  • Recognized by China with "Green Label II" certificate (low toxicity, non-VOC and environmental friendly biodegradable product)
Product Description

Eastman Texanol™ ester alcohol is the premier coalescent for latex paints. It performs well in all types of latex paints, in a variety of weather conditions, and over substrates with different levels of porosity. Eastman Texanol™ ester alcohol provides the highest level of film integrity at low levels of coalescent, enhancing the performance properties of the paint including low temperature coalescence, touch-up, scrub resistance, washability, color development, thermal flexibility, and resistance to mudcracking. Eastman Texanol™; ester alcohol also enhances thickening efficiency when used with associative thickeners.

Eastman Texanol™ ester alcohol also works well in a variety of other applications. It is an ideal choice as a retarder solvent for use in coil coatings and high-bake enamels. Its unique balance of properties also makes it useful for a variety of chemical specialty applications such as ore flotation / frothing, oil-drilling muds, wood preservative carriers, and floor polishes.

With a boiling point of 254°C, (vapor pressure 0.01 kPa @ 20°C), Eastman Texanol ester alcohol is not classified as a VOC according to European Union Decopaint Directive 2004/42/EC (commonly referred to as the Decopaint Directive); European Union Solvent Emissions Directive); and the China State Environmental Protection agency. Due to its non-VOC status, low toxicity, and biodegradability, Eastman Texanol™ ester alcohol has been awarded Green Label Type II certificate in China by the China Environmental United Certification Co. Ltd. (CEC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the State Environmental Protection Administration of China (SEPA).


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