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Paraffin oil

suitable for IR spectroscopy

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IR spectroscopy: suitable

Quality Level

refractive index

n20/D 1.473


100-145 mPa.s(20 °C)


300 °C (lit.)


-24 °C (lit.)

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General description

Paraffin oil resists water. It is widely used as release agent, lubricant, defoamer and also as coating component.


Paraffin oil has been used in preparation of tyrosinase-modified carbon paste electrode for detection of Catechol.


Health hazard

Signal Word


Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Asp. Tox. 1

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids



Flash Point(F)

419.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

215 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Rate-limiting steps of tyrosinase-modified electrodes for the detection of catechol.
Burestedt E
Analytical Chemistry, 68(9), 1605-1611 (1996)
Maria Koliou et al.
European journal of pediatrics, 169(7), 833-838 (2009-12-18)
Information on childhood poisonings in Cyprus is limited. Our objective was to examine the epidemiology of poisonings among children in Cyprus. All children up to 15 years of age admitted for poisoning to the Archbishop Makarios Hospital in Nicosia, Cyprus
Jyothi C Abbar et al.
Bioelectrochemistry (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 83, 1-7 (2011-07-26)
The electrochemical oxidation of a hemorheologic drug, pentoxifylline was investigated at a multi-walled carbon nanotubes-paraffin oil paste electrode using cyclic and differential pulse voltammetry. The oxidation process was irreversible over the pH range studied and exhibited an adsorption-controlled behavior. All
Jeryong Kim et al.
Surgery today, 41(12), 1680-1683 (2011-10-05)
Paraffin oil injection into the breast, which had been used for breast augmentation in the past, can cause various complications. Complete removal of paraffinoma lesions with immediate breast reconstruction using autogenous tissue is a very satisfactory treatment option. However, diffuse
Self-rejuvenation of the hand.
Burcu Celet Ozden et al.
The Journal of hand surgery, European volume, 35(6), 511-512 (2010-07-02)

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