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Mineral oil

heavy

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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General description

Mineral oil is made up of saturated and aromatic hydrocarbons.[1] It is mainly found in hair oil formulations[2] and liquid emollients used in cosmetics.[3]

Application

Mineral oil has been used:
  • in transplantation experiments[4]
  • in the preparation of Psuedomonas aeruginosa embedded beads[5]
  • for diluting benzaldehyde and 3-octanol, for its use in short-term memory experiments[6]

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

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