Dow Oxygenated Solvents are used as both solvents and couplers in many cosmetics and toiletries formulations. Dow Oxygenated Solvents prevent components from separating from the cosmetic formulation and help maintain its clarity even when the product is exposed to extreme temperatures during shipping and storage. Dow Oxygenated Solvents product offering includes: Butyl CELLOSOLVE™, Butyl CARBITOL™, DOWANOL™ DPM, DOWANOL EPh, DOWANOL PPh, DOWANOL PnB, DOWANOL TPM and PROGLYDE™ DMM.

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Dow CELLOSOLVE™ Solvents work across a broad range of applications, including:
  • Water-based coatings
  • Specialty printing inks


Dow CELLOSOLVE™ Solvents have some or all of the following advantages:
  • Good compatibility with various coatings resins
  • Superior dispersion stability
  • Low surface tension for good wetting of substrate and better adhesion
  • Good coalescing efficiency