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Primol™ 352

Primol™ 352 is a colorless, odorless and tasteless purified mixture of liquid saturated hydrocarbons. The transparent oily liquid is obtained from petroleum through several refining stages, including an ultimate purification by catalytic hydrogenation. Some of its features include:

  • Manufactured to exceed the purity requirements of the Pharmacopoeias
  • Superior chemical inertness
  • Demonstrates better color 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.


Primol 352 can be used in a variety of food-related, cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications subject to the applicable laws and regulations in each country (*).



Primol 352 is recommended as a food packaging-grade plasticizer in general purpose and high impact polystyrene. It is also recommended for use as an external lubricant for non-plasticized PVC. Primol 352 is an inert and protective catalyst carrier for polypropylene processes. It can also serve as a pigment powder dispersant in master batch compounding.


Elastomers and adhesives

Primol 352 is typically used in the following applications:

  • Production of food-contact or medical rubber articles such as EPDM or butyl rubber
  • Extension of Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE), such as SBS, SEBS or SEPS
  • Formulation of Hot-Melt Adhesives used in sanitary products

Cosmetics and pharmaceuticals

This product has many well-established applications in the pharmaceutical industry, including:

  • Laxative jellies and ointments
  • Component for many cosmetic products, such as creams and body lotions

(*) User must check compliance with applicable laws and regulations in each country.

Adhesives and elastomers
Pharmaceutical and cosmetics
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    Adhesives and Elastomers

    White oils play key roles in adhesive and elastomer industries that produce a very broad range of products, from glue to diapers and toys to toothbrushes.

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    Pharmaceutical and cosmetics

    You can rely on ExxonMobil white oils to consistently provide pure products for your pharmaceutical and cosmetics needs.