Chemistry Question #1043
Koshoua, a 14 year old female from Leola asks on November 14, 2002,
What is the substance or chemical in nail polish that makes it dry?
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answered on November 14, 2002
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.
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