Mineral oil


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Quality Level


viscous liquid



refractive index

n20/D 1.467 (lit.)


0.838 g/mL at 25 °C

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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.


1 L in poly bottle


10 - Combustible liquids

WGK Germany


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

Ian W Keesey et al.
Nature communications, 10(1), 1162-1162 (2019-03-13)
Divergent populations across different environments are exposed to critical sensory information related to locating a host or mate, as well as avoiding predators and pathogens. These sensory signals generate evolutionary changes in neuroanatomy and behavior; however, few studies have investigated...
Milad Azarmanesh et al.
Scientific reports, 9(1), 6723-6723 (2019-05-02)
Microinjection is an effective actuation technique used for precise delivery of molecules and cells into droplets or controlled delivery of genes, molecules, proteins, and viruses into single cells. Several microinjection techniques have been developed for actuating droplets and cells. However...
Effect of mineral oil, sunflower oil, and coconut oil on prevention of hair damage
Rele AS & Mohile RB.
Journal of Cosmetic Science, 54(2), 175-192 (2003)
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)
Summary application report for analysis of moisture in Mineral oil
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