Pvc primer Vs Mineral spirits

I went to the hardware store to buy some pvc primer which i never used i always used mineral spirits (paint thinner) and i wanna know if theres a big difrence

NachoMahma9 years ago
. I'm inclined to say if it works, it must be OK, but there may be adverse long-term effects (embrittlement, &c).
. Chemically, PVC primer is mostly acetone and methyl ethyl ketone (MEK), while mineral spirits (AKA Stoddard solvent) is mostly long-chain, low-volitility hydrocarbons (C6-C12). Search for Stoddard solvent +MSDS, acetone +MSDS, &c for more info.
rollingstoner357 (author)  NachoMahma9 years ago
Thank you for the clarification