chemistry question #1043
Koshoua, a 14 year old female from Leola asks on November 14, 2002,Q:
What is the substance or chemical in nail polish that makes it dry?
viewed 12467 times
Typically low boiling solvents like ketones, i.e. methyl-ethyl ketone. That is why nail polish can be removed with acetone, which is one of the simplest ketones.
making a small donation to science.ca.