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N-PROPYL ACETATE is an ester with an average evaporation rate and high degree of solubility in the major resins on the market, such as nitrocellulose, and synthetic and natural resins. It is miscible with hydrocarbons, ketones, esters, alcohols and ethers, and it has low water solubility.

It is used in formulations for paints and thinners for different applications, including printing inks (rotogravure and flexography), industrial coatings , original automotive paints and car refinishing . In printing inks, it also stands out for its low retention in flexible polyethylene and polypropylene films.

The manufacturing process of n-PROPYL ACETATE sold by Solvay is rigidly controlled concerning the presence of aromatics.

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Segments Applications End uses
Industrial Packaging Inks
Industrial Packaging Inks Solubilization - Inks
Segments Applications End uses
Other Chemical Intermediates Organics Process Intermediate - Chemical Products & Intermediates
Segments Applications End uses
Food Packaging & Processing Plastics Printing Inks - Plastics - Food Packaging
Segments Applications End uses
Pharmaceutical Industry Packaging Printing Inks - Packaging

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Solvents Oxygenated Solvents n-Propyl Acetate


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Region of availability

  • Africa & Middle East
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • North America

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