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Mineral oil

heavy

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Synonym(s):
White mineral oil (petroleum)
CAS Number:
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

form

liquid (colorless)

color

white

refractive index

n20/D 1.467 (lit.)

density

0.862 g/mL at 25 °C

InChI key

AEOVEGJBKQQFOP-DDVLFWKVSA-L

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form

liquid (colorless)

form

viscous liquid

form

liquid

form

light oil

density

0.862 g/mL at 25 °C

density

0.833 g/mL at 25 °C

density

0.81-0.89 g/cm3 at 15 °C

density

0.84 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.467 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.467 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.467 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.467 (lit.)

color

white

color

white

color

-

color

colorless

General description

Mineral oil is made up of saturated and aromatic hydrocarbons. It is mainly found in hair oil formulations and liquid emollients used in cosmetics.

Application

Mineral oil has been used:
  • in transplantation experiments
  • in the preparation of Psuedomonas aeruginosa embedded beads
  • for diluting benzaldehyde and 3-octanol, for its use in short-term memory experiments

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

No data available

Flash Point(C)

No data available

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Xenotransplantation of embryonic stem cell-derived motor neurons into the developing chick spinal cord
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Study of sensory properties of emollients used in cosmetics and their correlation with physicochemical properties
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