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Sigma-Aldrich

Mineral oil

heavy

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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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

Packaging

1 L in poly bottle

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

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Xenotransplantation of embryonic stem cell-derived motor neurons into the developing chick spinal cord
Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine (2009)
Study of sensory properties of emollients used in cosmetics and their correlation with physicochemical properties
Parente ME & Solana G
International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 27(6), 354-354 (2005)
Aromatic hydrocarbons of mineral oil origin in foods: a method for determining the total concentration and first results
Biedermann M, et al.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 57(19), 8711-8721 (2009)
Hoyoon Lee et al.
Scientific reports, 8(1), 5467-5467 (2018-04-05)
Extraction of cell-free DNA (cfDNA), which exists at an extremely low concentration in plasma, is a critical process for either targeted-sensing or massive sequencing of DNAs. However, such small amount of DNA cannot be fully obtained without high-speed centrifugation (<20,000 g)....
A lung segmental model of chronic Pseudomonas infection in sheep.
Collie D, et al.
PLoS ONE, 8(7) (2013)

Protocols

Determination of Water Content in Mineral oil Using Karl Fischer Titration

Summary application report for analysis of moisture in Mineral oil

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