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Paraffin Wax

INCI Name : Paraffin

 

Paraffin Wax is colorless oe white somewhat translucent, hard wax consisting of a mixture of solid straight-chain hydro carbons. Paraffin wax is obtained from petroleum by dewaxing light lubricating oil stocks. Paraffin waxes are classified according to oil content, melting point, and the amount of processing put in.

Name Description Solubility Melting Point Congealing Point Acidity Alkalinity Suphates Oil Content Suphated Ash Penetration at 25 degree C
Paraffin Wax BP White Slab or Pastilles Practically insoluble in water, freely soluble in methylene chloride, Practically insoluble in ethanol (96%) 50° - 61° C          - Not more than 0.5 ml of 0.01M hydrochloric acid is required           -  Max 150 ppm <0.5% as per ASTM D721        -  9 - 20 as per ASTM D1321
Paraffin Wax IP White or colorless, translucent mass, slab or patilles        -       - 50° -65° C Not more than 0.1 ml of 0.1 M Sodium hydroxide is required Not more than 0.1 ml of 0.1 M Sodium hydroxide is required        -  <0.5% as per ASTM D721  NMT    0.1% 9 - 20 as per ASTM D1321
Paraffin Wax USP White Slab or Pastilles         -        - 47° - 65° C Not more than 0.1 ml of 0.1 M Sodium hydroxide is required Not more than 0.5 ml of 0.01M hydrochloric acid is required        - <0.5% as per ASTM D721       - 9 - 20 as per ASTM D1321
Paraffin Wax EP Colorless or white or almost white mass Practically insoluble in water, freely soluble in methylene chloride, Practically insoluble in ethanol (96%)       -          - Not more than 0.5 ml of 0.01M hydrochloric acid is required Not more than 0.5 ml of 0.01M hydrochloric acid is required   Max 150 ppm <0.5% as per ASTM D721        - 9 - 20 as per ASTM D1321

 

Available in Sizes


  • 25 KG Box
  • 25 KG Drum

Application


  • Pharmaceutical
  • Cosmetic Industries
  • Candle Making
  • Coating for waxed paper or clothes
  • Food grade
  • Crayons
  • Inks
  • Rubber compounds
  • Beauty Bath
  • Therapy purpose
  • Paint balls
  • Textile Industries