Dioctyl Pthalate appears as a clear liquid and carries a mild odor. It’s properties make it slightly less dense than water. Also known as Pthalic acid, it is used as an additive to keep plastics soft or more flexible and is used for medical tubing, blood storage bags, wiring and other adhesives. It is also used in cosmetics and pesticides.
Clear and free from matter in suspension
1.4860 – 1.4880
0.983 – 0.986
Uses: Plasticizer for resins, elastomers, flexible vinyl prods., adhesives, PVA emulsion paints, lacquers, food-contact coatings; replacement for PCBs in dielec. fluids for electrical capacitors; nonreactive epoxy resin diluent; in food-pkg. adhesives; defoamer in food-contact paper/paperboard; flow promoter in acrylic food pkg.; in cellophane for food pkg.; surf. lubricant in mfg. of food-contact metallic articles
Surfactants – Esters – Ethoxylates, Industrial Chemicals