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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman™ SAIB-90EA (Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate)

Chemical Synonym
  • INCI: Sucrose Acetate Isobutyrate; Ethyl Acetate
  • Dyes / pigments / paints
  • Paints & coatings
  • Personal care ingredients

Product Description
Eastman™ SAIB is a stable liquid that is soluble in most alcohols, vegetable oils, flavoring oils, animal fats, and vegetable-based waxes. It has light color and good thermal stability. Its also has good color stability to heat and UV light. Hydrolytic stability is also excellent. Although SAIB is a very viscous liquid, it has the unique characteristic of changing viscosity abruptly upon the addition of solvent or an increase in temperature. Eastman™ SAIB-90EA is a low-viscosity solution of 90% by weight SAIB and 10% ethyl acetate. In addition to its applications in coatings, Eastman™ SAIB-90EA is used in nail polish lacquers.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Form90% SAIB in ethyl acetate
Wt/Vol1.11 kg/L (9.24 lb/gal)
     Pt-Co200 max.
Specific Gravity 
     @ 25°C/25°C1.11
Acid Number (mg KOH/g)0.2
     @ 25°C935 cP
Flash Point 
     Cleveland Open Cup91 °C (195 °F)
Acid Number0.20

Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

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