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31911 Mineral oil

CAS Number
8020-83-5
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
31911-A1 1kg 24.60
31911-D9 *5x1kg 80.30
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Mineral oil

MDL
MFCD00131611

Chemical Properties

Form
Liquid
Flash Point
>100°(212°F)
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with ether. Slightly miscible with ethanol. Immiscible with water.

Applications

Mineral oil is used as an overlay covering microdrops of culture medium in petri dishes. It is an active ingredient in baby lotions, cold creams, ointments and cosmetics. It is also used in electrical and mechanical industries as thermal fluid in electrical components and non -conductive coolant. It finds application as a transformer oil, as an anti rust agent for blades and as an insulator in high voltage switchgear. Further, it is used to store reactive metals like lithium, sodium, etc and in X-ray crystallography to suspend crystals.

Notes

Sp. Gr. 0.849-0.864; Viscosity at 40°: 23.9-26.3 cStIncompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Mukherjee, S.; Yang, L., Vincent, C.; Lei, X.; Ottaviani, M. F.; Ananthapadmanabhan, K. P. A comparison between interactions of triglyceride oil and mineral oil with proteins and their ability to reduce cleanser surfactant-induced irritation. Int. J. Cosmet. Sci. 2015, 37 (4), 371-378.

Biedermann, M.; Barp, L.; Kornauth, C.; Würger, T.; Rudas, M.; Reiner, A.; Concin, N.; Grob, K. Mineral oil in human tissues, Part II: Characterization of the accumulated hydrocarbons by comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography. Sci. Total Environ. 2015, 506-507, 644-655.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
2710.19
TSCA
No

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