As every responsible printer knows, the contribution of Volatile Organic Compounds along with petroleum derived solvents and alcohol is extremely bad for our environment. The elimination of these hazardous materials must be constantly on the minds of all industry participants. This can become an unprecedented opportunity for the printing industry to do their part in assuring a cleaer, safer world for generations to come. The technology that makes these new VOC free inks possible has taken years to develop. During those years, it became very obvious that the elevation of heavy metal driers and Isopropyl alcohol is now possible.