Lacquer thinner

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Lacquer Thinner is usually a mixture of solvents able to dissolve a number of different resins or plastics used in modern lacquer.[citation needed]

Previously, lacquer thinners frequently contained alkyl esters like butyl or amyl acetate, ketones like acetone or methyl ethyl ketone, aromatic hydrocarbons like toluene, ethers such as glycol cellosolves, and/or alcohols.[citation needed]

Beginning in the 21st century parts of the United States began a reduction of VOCs (volatile organic compounds) starting in Los Angeles, CA. The control of these lacquer thinners are completed by California Air Resources and South Coast Air Quality Management District.[citation needed] New ingredients to match air standards in lacquer thinner are now available such as Oxsol 100, soy methyl esters, ethylene glycol and there is ongoing development.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

Paint thinner