Liquid paraffin- white oil
Iran Liquid paraffin Is manufactured from highly refined base oils and is made of saturated paraffinic and cycloparaffinic hydrocarbons. In white oil the refinement process means complete removal of aromatics, sulphur and nitrogen compounds. The technologies employed result in products that are highly stable over time besides being hydrophobic, colourless, odourless and tasteless.
White oil is quite different product comparing paraffin wax which is a solid white and hard product, white oil has different usage for cosmetic and creams or ointments and is quite processed for not being harmful for human and industrial grade is used for polishes and car or shoe wax.
Uses of white oil
It is used as an active ingredient in laxatives, such as mineral oil enemas, to lubricate and soften the stool, making it easier to pass.
It is commonly used in cosmetic and personal care products, such as lotions, creams, and moisturizers. It is also used as a base for perfumes and colognes.
It is used as a food additive in some countries. It is added to some types of cheese to prevent them from sticking together, and it is also used to coat some fruits and vegetables to improve their appearance.
It is used in various industrial applications, such as lubricants, cutting fluids, and transformer oils. It is also used in the production of plastics and synthetic fibers.
Packing of liquid paraffin (white oil)
White oil is packed in new or second hand 180 kg drums , iso tank , flexi tanks. each 20 foot container takes 110 drummed white oil .