ExxonMobil White Oils

ExxonMobil White Oils

Marcol™ & Primol™

ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants (F&L) has been manufacturing and selling high-quality white oils for almost a century. For our white oil customers, we recognize that the highest, uncompromising standards of purity, technical excellence, and quality are essential. ExxonMobil is a fully integrated white oil producer controlling quality at every step of the manufacturing process. Purity is preserved by dedicated pipes and tanks, careful loading procedures and stringent handling and shipping of the product to guarantee quality.

Our Marcol and Primol white oils are manufactured and tested to rigorous standards to enable compliance with the main food and pharmaceutical regulations. For example, our Marcol™ 52 white oil offers a leading technology for adjuvants in the manufacture of animal vaccines, with its physical and chemical properties offering optimal efficacy for veterinary applications. In addition to product technology, ExxonMobil is also a leader in white oil manufacturing, having pioneered the use of catalyst manufacturing technology and today continues to make advances in safe, responsible operations.

Our extensive supply network helps enable us to deliver our products with uniform quality and purity, providing complete peace of mind to our customers.

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Products:

Marcol 52
Marcol 52 is a purified mixture of liquid saturated hydrocarbons. It is a colorless, transparent oily liquid and is essential odorless and tasteless. Typical viscosity at 40°C is about 7.5 mm²/s.

Specific applications:
Marcol 52 can be used as a component for animal vaccines (*) (**). 
 

Marcol 82
Marcol 82 is a purified mixture of liquid saturated hydrocarbons. It is a colorless, transparent oily liquid and is essential odorless and tasteless. Typical viscosity at 40°C is about 16 mm²/s.

Specific applications:
Marcol 82 can be used as a component for cosmetic products or in pharmaceutical applications (*) (**). 
 

Primol 352
Primol 352 is a purified mixture of liquid saturated hydrocarbons. It is a colorless, transparent oily liquid and is essential odorless and tasteless. Typical viscosity at 40°C is about 67 mm²/s.

Specific applications:
Primol 352 is recommended as a food packaging-grade plasticizer in Polystyrene.
Primol 352 is well suited for the extension of Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE), and is also recommended for Hot-Melt Adhesives formulations used in sanitary products (*).
 

Primol 382
Primol 382 is a purified mixture of liquid saturated hydrocarbons. It is a colorless, transparent oily liquid and is essential odorless and tasteless. Typical viscosity at 40°C is about 70 mm²/s. Primol 382 has better volatility properties than Primol 352.

Specific applications:
Primol 382 is recommended as a food packaging-grade plasticizer in Polystyrene. Primol 382 is well suited for the extension of Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE), and is also recommended for Hot-Melt Adhesives formulations used in sanitary products (*).
 

Primol 542
Primol 542 is a purified mixture of liquid saturated hydrocarbons. It is a colorless, transparent oily liquid and is essentially odorless and tasteless.
Typical viscosity at 40°C is 99 mm²/s.

Specific applications:
Primol 542 can be used in a variety of food-related, cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications subject to the applicable laws and regulations in each country. Primol 542 can also be used as a packaging-grade plasticizer in Polystyrene, for the extension of Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) and Rubber articles, and in Hot-Melt Adhesives formulations used in sanitary products (*).


(*) User must check compliance with applicable laws and regulations in each country.
(**) To limit ingestion and aspiration hazards, Marcol 52 and Marcol 82 should not be used in nasal, oral or lip care products, or as a food additive other than for food contact materials.