Silicoil Brush Cleaning fluid
[The Lion Co., Louisville, KY] A brand name for a colorless, hydrocarbon-based Solvent mixture used to clean artist paint brushes. Silicoil is a mixture of Kerosene, Mineral spirits, and distilled turpentine. The solution can be used for cleaning oil, acrylic, and other water-base paints from brushes without the addition of Soap.
Miscible with most other hydrocarbon solvents. Insoluble in water.
Viscosity = 1.5-1.7
Hazards and Safety
Flammable. Flash point = 127 F
Harmful if swallowed. Inhalation and contact may cause irritation.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- MSDS Sheet Comment: 4/1/01
- Website address 1 Comment: www.thelioncompany.com