Pexite® FF

Pexite® FF Rosin is a high softening point, dark, thermoplastic, acidic resin extracted from pine tree stumps. It is composed of rosin acids, oxidized and modified forms of these resins, and neutral and colored constituents associated with dark rosin. Crystallization tendency of Pexite FF Rosin is less than that of other pale colored grades of rosin.

Product Code: 4299

Product Name

Pexite® FF


  • Used for its salient properties in soaps, resinates and ester-type low molecular weight resins
  • Used in ester gums for protective coatings, inks and ink vehicles
  • Used in soaps for asphalt, concrete and construction (floor, wall, and ceiling) adhesives
  • Used in applications for wax modification, lens pitches, and sealants


  • Clear, dark color
  • Low ash content
  • Thermoplastic
  • Water resistant
  • Wide solubility and chemical reactivity range

General Sales Specifications

Softening Point, Pinova drop method, °C min 79
Acid Number, mg KOH/g 147-157
Color, USDA rosin scale, max D
Gasoline insoluble content, %, max 12
Toluene insoluble content, max 0.05

Typical Properties

Unsaponifiable matter content, % 8.1
Saponification number 164
Specific gravity at 25/25°C 1.10
Flashpoint, COC, °F (°C) 420 (216)


Package Form Net Weight
Drum, fiber Solid 50 lbs, 22.68 kgs
Drum, fiber Solid 100 lbs, 45.36 kgs
Drum, galvanized Solid 500 lbs, 226.8 kgs
Bulk, tank truck Molten Varies


CAS No. 8050-09-7 US DOT: Not regulated
US FDA: 21 CFR 175.105
21 CFR 175.125(b)
21 CFR 175.300
21 CFR 177.2600
21 CFR 175.390
21 CFR 176.170
21 CFR 176.180
21 CFR 176.200
21 CFR 176.210
21 CFR 177.1400
21 CFR 175.320
21 CFR 175.380
21 CFR 178.3120
21 CFR 178.3800
21 CFR 178.3850
21 CFR 178.3870

Other regulatory information available on request

Product Safety

Read and understand the Safety Data Sheet before using this product.

Pexite® is a registered trademark of Pinova, Inc.
© Pinova, Inc., 2010
Pinova® is a trademark of Pinova, Inc., Brunswick, Georgia, U.S.A.
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Rev. 2 – 7/11