IUPAC Name: White Spirit
HS Code: 2710.11.21
Appearance: Clear Colorless Liquid
CAS No: 64475-85-0
Common Names: Mineral Spirit
White spirit is a transparent, clear, and petroleum-derived liquid with a detectable characteristic odor. It is composed of complex hydrocarbon mixtures produced by hydro-treating petroleum cut and obtained by the distillation from naphtha and kerosene components of crude petroleum.
It is used as a solvent in paint & varnish industries due to its ability to dissolve all kind of paints and varnishes. It is also used as a solvent for coloring ink, cleansing any metalwork. White Spirit also acts as a raw material to manufacture polish for shoes, floors and furniture.
|Appearance||Clear, colorless liquid|
|Density (at 15 0C)||Kg/m3||770 - 810|
|Distillation, IBP||0C||140 (min)|
|Distillation, FBP||0C||190 (max))|
|Flash Point, ABEL||0C||28|
|Aromatic content||%(v/v)||10 (max)|
|Aniline point||0C||53 - 58|