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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
[DuPont] A registered trademark for a solvent composed of [[decahydronaphthalene]]. Decalin® is a very strong solvent that dissolves [[oil|oils]], [[fat|fats]], [[wax|waxes]], [[resin|resins]], and [[rubber, natural|rubber]]. It has been used as a substitute for [[turpentine (oil)|turpentine]] and as a cleaning fluid. Decalin® is used in stain removers, cleaning fluids and floor waxes. At one point, Decalin® was used as a varnish remover for oil paintings (Doerner 1934).
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[DuPont] A registered trademark for a solvent composed of [[decahydronaphthalene]]. Decalin® is a very strong solvent that dissolves [[oil|oils]], [[fat|fats]], [[wax|waxes]], [[resin|resins]], and [[rubber|rubber]]. It has been used as a substitute for [[turpentine (oil)|turpentine]] and as a cleaning fluid. Decalin® is used in stain removers, cleaning fluids and floor waxes. At one point, Decalin® was used as a varnish remover for oil paintings (Doerner 1934).
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
  
 
decaline; DeKalin; hydroterpene; decahydronaphthalene; naphthalane; naphthane
 
decaline; DeKalin; hydroterpene; decahydronaphthalene; naphthalane; naphthane
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== Risks ==
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Combustible.  Moderate fire risk.  Skin and eye irritant. 
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Decalin Chemicals: [https://decalinchemicals.com/wp-content/uploads/RunUp-MSDS.pdf MSDS]
  
 
== Other Properties ==
 
== Other Properties ==
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== Hazards and Safety ==
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== Resources and Citations ==
 
 
Combustible.  Moderate fire risk.  Skin and eye irritant. 
 
 
 
Mallinckrodt Baker: [http://www.jtbaker.com/msds/englishhtml/d0064.htm MSDS]
 
 
 
== Additional Information ==
 
  
 
M.Doerner, ''The Materials of the Artist'', Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1934.
 
M.Doerner, ''The Materials of the Artist'', Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1934.
 
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
 
  
 
* Thomas Gregory, ''The Condensed Chemical Dictionary'', Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
 
* Thomas Gregory, ''The Condensed Chemical Dictionary'', Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
 
* M. Doerner, ''The Materials of the Artist'', Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1934
 
  
 
* Richard S. Lewis, ''Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary'', Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
 
* Richard S. Lewis, ''Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary'', Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993

Revision as of 12:08, 5 August 2020

Description

[DuPont] A registered trademark for a solvent composed of Decahydronaphthalene. Decalin® is a very strong solvent that dissolves oils, fats, waxes, resins, and Rubber. It has been used as a substitute for turpentine and as a cleaning fluid. Decalin® is used in stain removers, cleaning fluids and floor waxes. At one point, Decalin® was used as a varnish remover for oil paintings (Doerner 1934).

Synonyms and Related Terms

decaline; DeKalin; hydroterpene; decahydronaphthalene; naphthalane; naphthane

Risks

Combustible. Moderate fire risk. Skin and eye irritant.

Decalin Chemicals: MSDS

Other Properties

Soluble in ethanol, ether. Insoluble in water.

Composition C10H18
CAS 91-17-8
Melting Point -43.2
Density 0.877
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 138.25
Refractive Index 1.4697-1.4811
Boiling Point 185-194

Resources and Citations

M.Doerner, The Materials of the Artist, Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1934.

  • Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 2903

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