calcium naphthenate

calcium naphthenate

[′kal·se·əm ′naf·thə‚nāt]
(organic chemistry)
Calcium derivative of cycloparaffin hydrocarbon (generally cyclopentane or cyclohexane base) that is a light, sticky, water-insoluble mass; used as a hardening agent in plastic compounds, in waterproofing, adhesives, wood fillers, and varnishes.