Paraffin oils

  • Mineral Seal Oil
  • Hydrocarbon oils, alkane or paraffin
  • White mineral oil
  • Nujol
Formula
Unspecified
Description
Colorless oily liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
8012-95-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
232-384-2
RTECS
XH7480000
RTECS class
Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
1270
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Boiling point, °C
360
Vapor pressure, mmHg
< 0.01 Pa (20 C)
Saturation Concentration
Less than 658 ppm (0.07%) at 20 C (calculated)
Evaporization number
0 (butyl acetate=1)
Density
0.860 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool dry location, away from incompatible materials.
Handling
Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Do not breath vapors. Wash thoroughly after handling. Contaminated clothing should be laundered before reuse. This material should only be handled in a hood.
Protection
Use ANSI approved chemical goggles and impervious gloves and protective clothing.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concerned. Use NIOSH/MSHA approved safety equipment.
Stability
Stable at normal temperratures and pressures.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
230
Autoignition, °C
300
Fire fighting
Wear NIOSH/MSHA approved SCBA and full protective equipment.
Health
2
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
F (Not subject to toxicity classification)
Exposure effects

First aid
 

Transport.
UN number
1270
Response guide
Hazard class
3
USCG CHRIS Code
OMN
 
33 Misc. hydrocarbon mixtures
HS Code
2710 19 85
 
IMO Pollution Category
I@