Solvent

We produce solvents for various applications. According to their chemical compositions, they are divided into aliphatic and aromatic.

The solvents are sold directly to NPA-authorized distributors.

More information on solvents is available via e-mail, at sac@petrobras.com.br or by phone, by calling 0800 728 9001.

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Mineral Turpentine

Our mineral turpentine is the best on the Brazilian market. It stands out from the competitors' products for its color and low level of odors, which allow it to be used to formulate several products for domestic consumption; and for its higher flash point, which renders its handling safer.

Among the product's several industrial applications are the formulation of paints and varnishes; of cleaning and degreasers; and of waxes for flooring. It is also used for dry cleaning and to dilute resins and paints.

Turpentine is flammable, has a high level of solvency and a longer drying time.

This product complies with the National Petroleum Agency (NPA) specifications, which are unique to the Brazilian market and have different equivalences for the other countries.

Hexane

As the biggest domestic producers of hexane, we are responsible for supplying major multinational food industry corporations. The product is marketed via distributors.

Hexane is used, mainly, to extract vegetable oils such as soybean oil. It is also used to formulate glues and adhesives, as well as to manufacture industrial cleaning and grease-removing products.

It is a flammable product, with high solvency power and dries very quickly.

This product complies with the National Petroleum Agency (NPA) specifications, which are unique to the Brazilian market and have different equivalences for the other countries.

Benzene

Benzene is an aromatic solvent used as feedstock for the synthesis of other organic compounds.

This product complies with the National Petroleum Agency (NPA) specifications, which are unique to the Brazilian market and have different equivalences for the other countries.

Toluene

Toluene is a highly pure solvent with high solvency power and low volatile content. The product is used by the paint, varnish, adhesive, rubber, cutting oil, resin and printing industries.

Get to know the solvent line marketed by Petrobras Distribuidora.

Xylenes

Mixed xylene products are composed of a low blend of isomers, with very high solvency power and low volatile content. They are used in the pesticide, paint and varnish, colorant, and resin industries.

Get to know the solvent line marketed by Petrobras Distribuidora.

Lighting Kerosene

This is an excellent paint thinner, used to adjust viscosity and give the paint retouching power, possible on account of the product's slow rate of evaporation.

Check out the types of kerosene Petrobras Distribuidora trades.