What is it? 
Hydroabietyl alcohol are colorless, tacky, balsamic resins. These products are recommended when a combination of properties such as excellent color, low tack and oxidation resistance are desired. 

How do I avoid it? 
You should avoid any contact with this substance. Avoidance requires reading labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and, on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer.

Uses:
  • Adhesives
  • Bookbinding
  • Caulks and sealants
  • Carpet construction
  • Contact adhesives
  • Cosmetics (mascara)
  • Hot melt adhesives
  • Inks
  • Laminating
  • Packaging
  • Pressure sensitive adhesives
  • Sealants
  • Solder flux
  • Solvent borne adhesives
  • Tackifier and/or plasticizer in plastics, lacquers, inks, and adhesives
  • Tapes and labels
  • Tires
  • Wax modification

Other names for Hydroabietyl alcohol:
  • Abitol
  • Abitol E resin
  • Dihydroabietyl alcohol

Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances: 
  • Rosin

How safe is it?

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