EPOXOL® EP159 is a bio-based plasticizer and ultra-low VOC coalescent. It exhibits good compatibility with a variety of chemistries, has non-fugitive properties and ultra-low VOCs. EPOXOL® EP159 is an excellent, non-hazardous alternative to phthalate, benzoate and citrate-ester plasticizer applications including paints and coatings, caulks, sealants and adhesives. It shows good stability and block resistance/dirt pick-up. EPOXOL® EP159 has a high bio-based content and is an excellent choice for renewable formulations and low VOC systems.
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Functions & Benefits
EPOXOL® EP159 is a bio-based coalescing agent and plasticizer. It is benzyl-modified and exhibits excellent compatibility to a variety of chemistries. Its good solvency, structure and hydrophobicity makes it an excellent option as an ultra-low VOC coalescent in paints and coatings and plasticizer in caulks, sealants and related chemistries.
- Non-Fugitive Coalescent/Plasticizer
- Benzyl Modification
- May Improve Block and Dirt Pick-Up Resistance Properties vs. Traditional Non-Fugitive Coalescing Agents
- Excellent Water Resistance
- Low HLB
- High Bio-Based Content