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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A colorless liquid sold commercially under the name Tetralin®. . Tetrahydronaphthalene is a strong solvent that dissolves [[wax|waxes]], [[natural%20resin|natural resins]], [[rubber%2C%20natural|rubber]], [[gum|gums]], [[oil|oils]], metallic soaps, [[grease|greases]], [[cellulose%20ether|cellulose ethers]], [[asphalt|asphalt]], [[linoxyn|linoxyn]], and [[printing%20ink|printing inks]]. It is used in paint and varnish removers.
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A colorless liquid sold commercially under the name Tetralin®. . Tetrahydronaphthalene is a strong solvent that dissolves [[wax|waxes]], [[natural%20resin|natural resins]], [[rubber|rubber]], [[gum|gums]], [[oil|oils]], metallic soaps, [[grease|greases]], [[cellulose%20ether|cellulose ethers]], [[asphalt|asphalt]], [[linoxyn|linoxyn]], and [[printing%20ink|printing inks]]. It is used in paint and varnish removers.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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[[[SliderGallery rightalign|tetrahydronaphthalene.jpg~Chemical structure]]]
 
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== Risks ==
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Combustible. Irritating to eyes and skin. Narcotic in high concentrations.  Discolors with age. 
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ThermoFisher: [https://www.fishersci.com/store/msds?partNumber=T724&productDescription=TETRAHYDRONAPHTHALENE+PUR+4L&vendorId=VN00033897&countryCode=US&language=en SDS]
 
== Other Properties ==
 
== Other Properties ==
  
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== Hazards and Safety ==
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== Resources and Citations ==
 
 
Combustible. Irritating to eyes and skin. Narcotic in high concentrations.  Discolors with age. 
 
 
 
Mallinckrodt Baker: [http://www.jtbaker.com/msds/englishhtml/t1313.htm MSDS]
 
 
 
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
 
  
 
* R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, ''Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia'', Dover Publications, New York, 1966
 
* R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, ''Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia'', Dover Publications, New York, 1966

Latest revision as of 16:38, 4 August 2020

Description

A colorless liquid sold commercially under the name Tetralin®. . Tetrahydronaphthalene is a strong solvent that dissolves waxes, natural resins, Rubber, gums, oils, metallic soaps, greases, cellulose ethers, Asphalt, Linoxyn, and printing inks. It is used in paint and varnish removers.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Tetralin® [DuPont]

Chemical structure

Tetrahydronaphthalene.jpg


Risks

Combustible. Irritating to eyes and skin. Narcotic in high concentrations. Discolors with age.

ThermoFisher: SDS

Other Properties

Miscible with most solvents. Insoluble in water.

Composition C10H12
CAS 119-64-2
Melting Point -31
Density 0.966-0.981
Molecular Weight mol. wt.=132.21
Refractive Index 1.540-1.547
Boiling Point 205-207

Resources and Citations

  • R. J. Gettens, G.L. Stout, Painting Materials, A Short Encyclopaedia, Dover Publications, New York, 1966
  • 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
  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 9360

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