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1.07151

Supelco

Paraffin

46-48, in block form

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Synonym(s):
Paraffin
CAS Number:
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
232-315-6

Quality Level

form

solid

autoignition temp.

>300 °C

potency

>5000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
>3600 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)

impurities

≤0.015% Sulfate (SO4)

pH

7

bp

>300 °C/1013 hPa

mp

42-72 °C

density

0.90 g/cm3 at 20 °C

storage temp.

2-30°C

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autoignition temp.

>300 °C

autoignition temp.

-

autoignition temp.

-

autoignition temp.

-

impurities

≤0.015% Sulfate (SO4)

impurities

-

impurities

-

impurities

-

pH

7

pH

-

pH

-

pH

-

bp

>300 °C/1013 hPa

bp

-

bp

-

bp

-

mp

42-72 °C

mp

43-95 °C

mp

-

mp

50-61 °C

Application

Paraffin can be used as a solvent:
  • To synthesize 2,6-diaminopyridines via sodium amide initiated heterogeneous Chichibabin amination of substituted pyridines.
  • In the precipitation polymerisation of styrene and divinylbenzene to prepare acidic ion exchange resin.
  • For the amination of fatty alcohols with fatty primary amines to produce corresponding secondary amines.

Analysis Note

Identity (IR-spectrum): passes test
Acidity or alkalinity: passes test
Solidification point: 46 - 48 °C
Sulfate (SO₄): ≤ 0.015 %

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

602.6 °F - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Flash Point(C)

317 °C - Pensky-Martens closed cup


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