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VertecBio™ EL Ethyl Lactate solvents offer a 100 percent biodegradable way to cut through paints, coatings, and inks, making them a high-powered choice for cleanup. All our products contain no environmentally hazardous ingredients, ozone-depleting chemicals (ODCs), or hazardous air pollutants (HAPs).

VertecBio™ EL Ethyl Lactate is an excellent precision cleaning solvent that leaves no residue behind and works equally well as a component of more complex formulations. In fact, VertecBio™ EL Ethyl Lactate is currently being used as a bio-based solvent in formulations across a broad range of industries.

VertecBio™ EL Ethyl Lactate is available in Technical, Food Grade (FCC - Kosher and Halal Approved), and High Purity formulations. Explore a few of the uses and industry applications these alternative solvents are best suited for, below.

Best Uses

  • Perfect for blending with other solvents to make ink cleaners or adhesive removers, hand wipes, paint strippers or graffiti removers.
  • Cleaner for vessels, tank trucks, ISO tanks, semi-bulk bins, reactors and storage tanks.
  • Floor stripping products to remove polymers and polishes.
  • Flushing paint lines, cleaning spray guns and cleaning paint booths.
  • Effective on a variety of coatings including: polyurethanes, enamels and UV curable coatings.
  • Pre-cleaning parts prior to painting, with no greasy residue.
  • Excellent replacement for mineral spirits, MEK or MIBK.

Usage and Environmental Benefits

  • Eliminates all hazards of working with petrochemicals.
  • Available in drums, totes or bulk.
  • Easily rinses with water.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) List 4A - List of Minimal Risk Inert Ingredients for Pesticides.
  • Safe, non-toxic and non-carcinogenic.
  • No environmentally hazardous ingredients.
  • 100 percent biodegradable.
  • Not listed on California's Proposition 65.

Our Ethyl Lactate Products

VertecBio™ EL Ethyl Lactate

Reduce your greenhouse gas impact with this sustainable, high performance ethyl lactate solvent. Perfect for paints, coatings, and inks, view our PDF on this product for more information.

VertecBio™ EL Ethyl Lactate Product Bulletin

VertecBio™ EL FCC Natural Ethyl Lactate

Ideal for flavors & fragrances, this 100 percent biodegradable solvent leaves no residue. Classified as an FCC Natural grade product and FDA approved as a flavor additive, view the full product specifications below.

VertecBio™ EL FCC Natural Ethyl Lactate Product Bulletin

VertecBio™ EL High Purity Ethyl Lactate

Combining high performance and purity, this versatile bio-based solvent is perfect for cleaning electronics and more. View the complete product specifications below.

VertecBio™ EL High Purity Ethyl Lactate Product Bulletin

Contact us today to make a purchase or find out more information about the VertecBio™ EL product line and our other high-powered, bio-solvent options.