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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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M8410

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form

liquid (colorless)

form

viscous liquid

form

light oil

form

light 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

0.862 g/mL at 25 °C

density

0.833 g/mL at 25 °C

density

0.84 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.84 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

color

white

color

white

color

-

color

-

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

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

No data available

flash_point_c

No data available

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves


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