Pale East India resins are higher melting point damar type resins with adhesion, flexibility and color retention. They are also very tough. They are soluble in petroleum hydrocarbons. They are generally heated to be made soluble in oils for the run at high productions of varnishes. Pale East India’s softening point is 109-128°C., m.p. 140-156°C. and specific gravity of 1.04-1.05.