Hydroabietyl Alcohol

Hydroabietyl Alcohol is a colorless, tacky, balsamic resin ester.

It is a high molecular weight, primary, monohydric alcohol made from Methyl Hydrogenated Rosinate.

Its tackiness and extremely pale color, combined with its solubility in common organic solvents and compatibility with resins, film-formers, and oils, have led to its use as a resinous plasticizer and/or tackifier in plastics, lacquers, inks and adhesives.

Substance Identification

Synonyms Dihydroabietyl Alcohol, Abietyl alcohol, Abitol™
CAS 26266-77-3
EINECS 236-476-3
HS.CODE 3806
Molecular Formula C20H32O
Moleclar Weight 292.50

Application & Uses

  • Caulks and Sealants
  • Contact Adhesives
  • Hot Melt Adhesives
  • Pressure Sensitive Adhesives
  • Solvent borne Adhesives
  • SKL wax
  • Depliatories

Features & Benefits

  1. Alcohol Soluble
  2. Light color. Low odor, high refractive index
  3. High viscous tackifer resin with excellent agening characteristics
  4. Reactive functionality
  5. Wide solubility and compatibility range

Sales Specification

Appearance Colorless, tacky, balsamic resin ester
Color, @Gardner 2 max
Acid Value, mgKOH/g 60 to 70
Viscosity, @Brookfield 50 DEG C 4000-5000 CP
Refractive Index, @20°C 1.5100 to 1.5290
Ash content 0.5% max


  • Iron Drum, 190kg net each
  • Kraft Paper Bag, 25kg net each

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GHS Hazard Statements

No GHS data available


  • avoid contact with light
  • keep separated from incompatible substances
  • store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards
  • store in a cool, dry place
  • store in a tightly closed container

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