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Vertrel® XP specialty fluid

 DuPont™ Vertrel® XP specialty fluid is a proprietary azeotrope of Vertrel® XF and isopropanol and has zero ozone-depletion potential. It is ideally suited for use in vapor degreasing equipment for precision and specialty cleaning, rinsing, and drying, in addition to some specialty applications. It is used to replace current hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) and perfluorocarbon (PFC) fluids in most applications.

Download the product brochure for Vertrel® specialty fluids.

Applications

Vertrel® XP is widely used for the following applications:

Because there are multiple Vertrel® products that can be used for the same application depending on the specifics of your application, please contact us so we can help guide you to the best solution for your needs.

Compatibility and Soils

Vertrel® XP specialty fluid is compatible with most plastics and elastomers, and can be used to clean a wide variety of soils including cutting oils, gear oils, heavy greases, hydraulic oils, stamping oils, vacuum oils, waxes, and mineral oils. To check materials compatibility for your material and determine if Vertrel® XP is the solution for you, please contact us and we will be glad to direct you to the best solution.

Environmental Properties

Vertrel® XP has zero ozone-depletion potential. It is used extensively to replace CFC-113, methyl chloroform, hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), and perfluorocarbons (PFCs) in several applications.

Vertrel® XP has been accepted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) program as a substitute for ozone-depleting substances. Vertrel® XP is also VOC compliant under the California South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) regulations which require VOC content less than 50 g/L of solvent. Vertrel® XP is not a hazardous air pollutant (HAP) and is, therefore, not subject to NESHAP regulations. Vertrel® XP is not included in the SARA Title III Section 313 list of toxic chemicals, and is not subject to SARA Title III (EPCRA) reporting requirements.

The components of Vertrel® XP are listed in the TSCA inventory. One component, HFC-43-10mee, is subject to the Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) and should be used only in the applications indicated in the Vertrel® XP Safety Data Sheet regulatory section.

Flammability and Toxicity

Vertrel® XP exhibits no open- or closed-cup flash point, and is not classified as a flammable liquid by NFPA or DOT. In addition, the product has no vapor flammability limits in air.

Flash point data and limits of flammability in air provide the user with additional information that could be used as elements of a fire risk assessment and to determine guidelines for the safe handling volatile chemicals. Users should ensure compliance with NFPA standards and local fire codes.

Acute Toxicity studies show that Vertrel® XP has low toxicity. It is a slight skin and eye irritant and has low inhalation toxicity. For details of exposure limits please refer to the Vertrel® XP brochure.