Entries by Valencia Barnes

Why Using Green Solvent Degreasers Are Important

Degreasers are commonly used as industrial cleaners to remove substances such as grease, paint, oil, lubricants, and other organic films from machines, tools, and floors. When it comes to choosing a degreaser, most tend to lean towards solvent based degreasers. Solvents are liquids or gases that can dissolve or extract other substances. Common uses for […]

Methylene Chloride in Food

Anyone who has ever read nutrition labels knows that sometimes our food is full of hard to pronounce chemicals. Most of them are deemed “safe” as the Food and Drug Administration would say, however a few of these chemicals have made scientists and consumers concerned. One additive that can be found in your food that […]

How to Safely Handle Methylene Chloride

Methylene Chloride, also known as Dichloromethane, is a colorless liquid with a density that is heavier than water. Methylene Chloride is used as a solvent and is good for resins, rubber, cellulose acetate, waxes and more. It is useful as a paint stripper and degreasing agent. It is also used in paint removers, as a […]

Ethyl Acetate in Cosmetics

What is Ethyl Acetate? Ethyl Acetate is a moderately polar, clear, colorless liquid solvent with a light fruity odor. Ethyl Acetate, also known as ethyl ethanoate, is a widely used solvent in organic synthesis that is highly miscible with common organic solvents. It is known for being cost-effective, highly effective and breaks easily in both […]