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Old 01-17-2013, 08:24 AM   #60
ttpete
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Originally Posted by urbanXJ View Post
According to the MSDS, Goof off is 60% Acetone and 10-30% Xylene.

But yes, you can buy both by the gallon for much cheaper.

Hazardous Components (Chemical Name)
1. Acetone
2. Xylene (mixed isomers) {Benzene, dimethyl-}
3. Ethylbenzene {Ethylbenzol; Phenylethane}
4. Hydrotreated light distillate (petroleum)
5. Diethylene glycol monobutyl ether
CAS #
67-64-1
1330-20-7
100-41-4
64742-47-8
112-34-5
Concentration
60.0 -100.0 %
10.0 -30.0 %
1.0 -5.0 %
7.0 -13.0 %
1.0 -5.0 %
{2-(2-Butoxyethoxy)ethanol {(a glycol ether)}
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Straight xylene works just as well.

I keep small amounts of various solvents around, things like alcohol, acetone, xylene, lacquer thinner, toluene, MEK, trichlor, etc. Even some cyclohexane. It makes it easier to find out which solvent won't affect a certain plastic or paint.
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