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Adding Santoprene™ thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPV) and/or Vistamaxx™ performance polymers to the grips and handles of personal care, kitchen, power and garden tools increases user comfort.

ExxonMobil Chemical also offers a range of hydrocarbon and oxygenated fluids that adhere to stringent regulatory requirements for emulsions, aerosols and suspensions.


Applications and benefits

Adding Santoprene™ thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPV) or Vistamaxx™ performance polymers to the grips and handles of kitchen tools, lawn and garden tools, writing instruments and other household products, adds shock absorption and reduces fatigue even with extended use.

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Flagship brands Exxsol™ D dearomatized aliphatic hydrocarbon fluids and Isopar™ high-purity synthetic isoparaffin fluids – and oxygenated fluids ExxonMobil™ methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) and ExxonMobil™ isopropanol (IPA) – are proven effective as ingredients or carriers in a variety of solutions, emulsions, aerosols and suspensions.

Common products include air fresheners, surface polishes, degreasers, carpet cleaners and domestic insecticides.

Benefits:

  • Minimal undesirable odor
  • Good carriers for polymers, silicones and waxes
  • Good wetting properties
  • Ability to dissolve numerous active ingredients
  • Compatible with CO2 and hydrocarbon propellants
  • Meet U.S. Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) standards

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