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Mineral oil

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

Quality Level

form

viscous liquid

color

white

refractive index

n20/D 1.467 (lit.)

density

0.833 g/mL at 25 °C

InChI key

AEOVEGJBKQQFOP-DDVLFWKVSA-L

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Mineral oil

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330760

Mineral oil

vibrant-m

M1180

Mineral oil

vibrant-m

M3516

Mineral oil

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.)

density

0.833 g/mL at 25 °C

density

0.862 g/mL at 25 °C

density

0.81-0.89 g/cm3 at 15 °C

density

0.84 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

form

viscous liquid

form

liquid (colorless)

form

liquid

form

light oil

color

white

color

white

color

-

color

-

General description

Mineral oil, also known as liquid paraffin is a white odorless oil derived from petroleum. Used as lubricant and release agent. It is made up of saturated and aromatic hydrocarbons. It is mainly found in hair oil formulations and liquid emollients used in cosmetics.

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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