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A solvent mixture proposed in the 1930s for removing varnish. MI2 is composed of Toluene (70%), Ethyl alcohol (10%), Ethylene dichloride (10%), Cellosolve® (5%) and Cellosolve® Acetate (5%).

Resources and Citations

  • R.J.Gettens, "Polymerized vinyl acetate and related compounds in the restoration of objects of art" Technical Studies in the Field of Fine Arts 4(1):15-27, 1935.
  • Recipe confirmed in Worcester Art Museum files
  • Teri Hensick, contributed information, 1998 Comment: Provided citation and recipe