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What is "Mineral Spirits (Odorless)" - Definition & Explanation

Hydrocarbon solvent distilled from petroleum. Flammable. An inexpensive paint thinner that cleans brushes, thins paint, cleans furniture, and removes wax. CAS 8052-41-3. Slower evaporating and oilier than Naphtha Normal mineral spirits has about 15-20% aromatic hydrocarbons. Odorless mineral spirits and turpenoid have these more toxic aromatic hydrocarbons (benzene, toluene, & xylene) removed, and are recommended as substitutes for regular mineral spirits and turpentine.

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