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Tosoh to manufacture new industrial cleaning solvent, stop sale of bromine-based solvent

1:05 AM MDT | October 22, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

Tosoh says that it will begin this month the manufacture and sale of a new industrial cleaning solvent that it has developed independently at the company’s Nanyo complex at Shunan, Japan. HA-IS16 is an environmentally friendly, non-halogen, nonflammable cleaning solvent that has cleaning, drying, recovery, and safety properties, Tosoh says. Tosoh also announced that it has decided to end the sale of its bromine-based NFS series of cleaning solvents because of the industry’s increasing replacement of such solvents with more environmentally friendly...

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