Braskem America Mixed Xylene BA

Braskem America Mixed Xylene BA is a liquid hydrocarbon solvent that belongs to the aromatics and hydrocarbons chemical families. It serves as a case ingredient and finds applications in automotive OEM coatings, marine coatings, and industrial coatings. This high-purity solvent is compatible with metal substrates and surfaces.

Chemical Name: Ethylbenzene, Xylene

CAS Number: 100-41-4

Chemical Family: Aromatics, Hydrocarbons, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)

Labeling Claims: High Purity

Synonyms: alpha-Methyltoluene, Ethylbenzol, Phenylethane

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Identification & Functionality

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CASE Ingredients Functions
Cleaning Ingredients Functions

Features & Benefits

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Applications & Uses

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Product Applications
  • Original automotive (OEM) and repainting paints, meeting the highest quality requirements of the market.
  • Protective paints for industrial maintenance that are used to paint ships, pipes and metal structures.
  • Thinners for dilution and cleaning.
  • Agrodefensives formulations, showing good solvency for much of the active ingredients used in these formulations.


Physical Form
Cororless liquid
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Benzenemax. 0.02% massASTM D7504
Colormax. 20Pt‐CoASTM D5386
Color Acid Washmax. 6ASTM D848
Copper Strip Corrosion1A/1BASTM D849
Relative Density (at 20/4°C)0.862 - 0.872ASTM D4052
Initial Boiling Pointmin. 136°CASTM D850
Non Aromaticsmax. 1.2% massASTM D7504
Dry Pointmax. 143
Toluenemax. 0.1% massASTM D7504
Distillation Range (at 760mmHg)max. 6°CASTM D850
Final Boiling Pointmax. 153°CASTM D850
Toluene and non - Aromatic Hydrocarbonsmax. 10000ppm massASTM D7504
Properties and Characteristics
  • Aromatic hydrocarbon solvent.
  • Medium solvent with evaporation rate of 73 (n‐butyl Acetate =100) and mixed aniline point of 12 °C.
  • High purity solvent that has low concentration of aliphatic compounds.

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Shelf Life
2 years