White spirit is a clear color less solvent with very low water solubility and a characteristic odour (odour threshold: 05-5 mg/m3). The boiling range of this group of solvent falls within the limits 150-240 C. White spirits are mainly used as: solvents and thinner for lacquers, paints resins, and printing-ink; solvents in formulations of chemical products. e.g. pesticides and for metal degreasing, wool degreasing, and dry-cleaning. White spirit is also used in cleaning products and as decreasing and extraction solvent.