Braskem America Toluene BA

Braskem America Toluene BA is a liquid solvent categorized under hydrocarbons, specifically aromatics. It is widely used as a functional additive in paints and coatings, particularly in industrial coatings. Additionally, it serves as a solvent in cleaning ingredients, making it valuable in industrial cleaning applications.

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Chemical Name: Toluene

Functions: Solvent

CAS Number: 108-88-3

Labeling Claims: High Purity

Purity (Assay): 99.5 - 99.5 %

Features: High Performance, High Purity, High Solvency

Synonyms: 1-Methylbenzene, Methyl-Benzene, Methylbenzol, Monomethyl Benzene, Phenyl-Methane, Phenylmethane

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Chemical Name
CASE Ingredients Functions
Cleaning Ingredients Functions

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
CASE Ingredients Features

Applications & Uses

Product Applications
  • Adhesive formulation, presentating high performance and versatility on several types of adhesives due to the high solvency power for most resins that are used on this market
  • Paints and Thinners formula on for dilution on and cleaning
  • Paints with aluminum base for painting ng gas cylinders.


Physical Form
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Benzenemax. 1000ppm volumeASTM D7504
Colormax. 20Pt‐CoASTM D5386
Color Acid Washmax. 2-ASTM D848
Copper Strip Corrosion1A/1B-ASTM D849
Relative Density (at 20/4°C)0.865 ‐ 0.869-ASTM D4052
Non Aromaticsmax. 0.4% massASTM D7504
Puritymin. 99.5% massASTM D7504
Thiophenemax. 0.7ppm massASTM D7011
Xylene + Ethylbenzenemax. 0.1% massASTM D7504
Distillation Range (at 760mmHg)109.6 - 111.6°CASTM D850
Properties and Characteristics
  • Aromatics hydrocarbon solvent
  • Medium solvent  with evaporation on rate of 209 (n‐butyl Acetate =100) and mixed aniline point of 10°C
  • High purity solvent that has low concentration on of aliphatic compounds.

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Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
2 Years