Staybelite® Ester 3

Staybelite® Ester 3 rosin, the triethylene glycol ester of partially hydrogenated wood rosin, is a pale, viscous, balsamic liquid with the resistance to oxidation and discoloration characteristic of the Staybelite series of rosin esters. It has found wide acceptance in hot melt, pressure sensitive, and ethylcellulose laminating adhesives. In general, it finds use where there is a need for a pale, nonoxidizing, color-stable, highly tacky liquid resin.

Product Code: 4330

Product Name

Staybelite® Ester 3


  • Plasticizing tackifier in hot melt and pressure sensitive adhesives requiring high degrees of tack without significantly decreasing bond strength
  • Adds tack to adhesives formulated with high softening point resins
  • Component in depilatory waxes and other personal care preparations
  • Laminating adhesives for industrial textiles
  • Plasticizer for wide range of film-formers


  • Liquid
  • Tacky, highly adhesive
  • Oxidation resistant
  • Readily emulsifiable
  • Wide range of solubility and compatibility

General Sales Specifications

Color, USDA rosin scale, maximum M
Acid Number 2-10
Viscosity at 100°C , SUS 350-425

Typical Properties

Color, USDA rosin scale N
Acid Number 7
Viscosity at 100°C, SUS 385
Density at 25°C, lb/gal (kg/l) 9.0 (1.08)


Package Form Net Weight
Drum, steel, unlined Liquid 450 lbs, 204.12 kgs


CAS No. 68648-53-3 US DOT: Not regulated
International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI): Triethylene Glycol Hydrogenated Rosinate
US FDA: 21 CFR 175.105
21 CFR 175.125(b)
21 CFR 175.300
21 CFR 175.320
21 CFR 175.390
21 CFR 176.170
21 CFR 176.180
21 CFR 176.200
21 CFR 176.210
21 CFR 177.1200
21 CFR 177.1210
21 CFR 177.1400
21 CFR 177.2600
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.

Staybelite® is a registered trademark of Pinova, Inc.
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Rev. 6 – 1/18