Marcol 82 is a purified mixture of liquid saturated hydrocarbons. It is a colourless, transparent oily liquid and is essentially odourless and tasteless. It is obtained from petroleum through several refining stages, including an ultimate purification by catalytic hydrogenation.
Marcol 82 is manufactured to exceed the purity requirements of the Pharmacopoeias. Due to its superior chemical inertness, it demonstrates better colour and oxidative stability than most mineral and vegetable oils, when stored and used under controlled conditions.
ExxonMobil White Oils are produced and controlled according to the ExxonMobil Product Quality Management System, EN ISO 9000 or equivalent standard.
Marcol 82 can be used in a variety of food-contact, cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications (*), subject to the applicable laws and regulations in each country (**).
(*) To limit ingestion and aspiration hazards, Marcol 82 should not be used in nasal, oral or lip care products or as a food additive other than for food contact materials.
(**) User must check compliance with applicable regulations
Marcol 82 is widely used as a component of a great variety of cosmetic products:
Marcol 82 provides many practical advantages to the formulation specialist:
Marcol 82 offers a high level of safety, thanks to its high purity (absence of toxic polycyclic aromatics, heavy metals), the complete destruction of germs in the high temperature manufacturing process, and specific packaging and handling procedures.
Marcol 82 is an ingredient of pharmaceutical topical ointments and petroleum jellies. It can be used as a pelletiser aid, and in the manufacture of gelatine capsules.
Marcol 82 meets the requirements of the following specifications:
(*) Information provided for reference only, Marcol 82 should not be used as a food additive other than food contact
CAS number: 8042-47-5
EINECS number: 232-455-8
INCI name (Europe): Paraffinum Liquidum
CTFA Dictionary name (USA): Mineral Oil
|Appearance||Visual||-||Clear and Bright||Clear and Bright|
|Color, Saybolt||ASTM D 156||-||+ 30|
|Kinematic Viscosity @ 40ºC, mm²/s||ASTM D 445||-||14.5||17.5|
|Kinematic Viscosity @ 100ºC, mm²/s||ASTM D 445||3.7|
|Dynamic Viscosity @ 20ºC, mPa.s||Calculated||-||27||37|
|Density @ 15ºC, kg/m3||ASTM D 4052||-||845||858|
|Density @ 20ºC, kg/m³||ASTM D 4052||-||842||855|
|Pour Point, ºC||ASTM D 97||-||-||- 6|
|Flash Point, ºC||ASTM D 92||-||182||-|
|Refractive Index, nD²º||ASTM D 1218||-||1.464||1.470|
|Carbon Type, % and Paraffinic / Naphthenic / Aromatic||ASTM D 2140||65/ 35 / 0||-||-|
Typical values may vary within modest ranges and specifications may be subject to change.
Detailed health and safety information for this product is provided in the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), available upon request through your local sales representative or from www.ExxonMobil.com
Recommended storage and handling procedures for ExxonMobil white oil products are summarised in a separate bulletin available upon request through your local sales representative or from www.ExxonMobil.com
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