Primol 382

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Primol™ 382

Primol™ 382 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 382 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.

Primol 382 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.

CAS number: 8042-47-5

EINECS number: 232-455-8

INCI name (Europe): Paraffinum Liquidum

CTFA Dictionary name (USA): Mineral Oil

 

PDS Data Sheet

Applications

Primol 382 can be used in a variety of food-related, cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications subject to the applicable laws and regulations in each country (*).

 

Thermoplastics

Primol 382 is recommended as a food packaging-grade plasticizer in Polystyrene. It combines outstandingly low volatility and excellent compatibility with Polystyrene for optimal performance in General Purpose and High Impact PS grades. It can also be used:

  • As an inert and protective catalyst carrier for polypropylene processes
  • As an external lubricant for non-plasticized PVC
  • As a pigment powder dispersant in master batch compounding
 

Elastomers and Adhesives

Primol 382 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 regulations in each country.

Applications

Primol 382 can be used in a variety of food-related, cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications subject to the applicable laws and regulations in each country (*).

Thermoplastics

     •  Primol 382 is recommended as a food packaging-grade plasticizer in Polystyrene. It combines outstandingly low volatility and excellent compatibility with Polystyrene for optimal performance in General Purpose and High Impact PS grades.

     •  Primol 382 is recommended for use as an external lubricant for non-plasticized PVC.

     •  Primol 382 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 382 is used for producing food-contact or medical rubber articles such as EPDM or butyl rubber. It is particularly well suited for the extension of Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE), such as SBS, SEBS or SEPS.

     •  Primol 382 is also recommended for Hot-Melt Adhesives formulations used in sanitary products.

 

Cosmetics and Pharmaceuticals

     •  Primol 382 has many well-established applications in the pharmaceutical industry, like laxative jellies and ointments, and is also recommended as a component for many cosmetic products, such as creams and body lotions.

 

(*) User must check compliance with applicable regulations.

 

Regulations and Claims

This product is registered to the requirements of:

NSF H1

 

This product meets or exceeds the requirements of:

FDA 21 CFR 178.3620(a)

European Pharmacopoeia, Liquid Paraffin monograph

US Pharmacopeia/National Formulary Mineral Oil monograph

European Regulation (EU) 10/2011

 

Properties and Specifications

Property

Standard Method(a)

Typical

Min

Max

Appearance

Visual

Clear and Bright

Density @ 15 C, kg/m3

ASTM D4052

863

873

Distillation, 10 torr, 2.5%, °C

ASTM D1160

288

Distillation, 10 torr, 5.0%, °C

ASTM D1160

291

288

Distillation, 10 torr, 10%, °C

ASTM D1160

295

292

Flash Point, Cleveland Open Cup, °C

ASTM D92

240

Kinematic Viscosity @ 100 C, mm2/s

ASTM D445

8.6

Kinematic Viscosity @ 40 C, mm2/s

ASTM D445

67.0

78.0

Odor

OLFACTORY

odorless or almost ordorless

Pour Point, °C

ASTM D5950

-9

Refractive Index, 20 C

ASTM D1218

1.473

1.478

Relative Density @ 20 C/20 C

ASTM D4052

0.861

0.872

Relative Density @ 25 C/25 C

ASTM D4052

0.859

0.870

Color, Saybolt

ASTM D6045

+30

Average Molecular Weight, g/mole

ASTM D2502

485

Hydroc. with less than 25 carbons, wt %

ASTM D6352

3

Paraffinic Carbons (Cp), %

AM-S 1805

68

Naphthenic Carbons (Cn), %

AM-S 1805

32

Aromatic Carbons (Ca), %

AM-S 1805

0

Dynamic Viscosity @ 20 C, mPa.s

CALCULATED

175

230

Note 1: Products are certified on release to meet the values specified. Actual values may deviate within the established reproducibility of the test method specified.

Note 2: For purpose of determining conformance with specification, observed or calculated values shall be rounded off to the nearest unit in the last significant digit used in expressing the limiting value in accordance to the ASTM E 29 method

(a) In lieu of standard test method, alternate test methods may be used for the certification of a product property.

 

Health and safety

Health and Safety recommendations for this product can be found on the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) @ http://www.msds.exxonmobil.com/psims/psims.aspx

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