Liquid Paraffin



General description of liquid paraffin

Liquid paraffin  is a mineral oil . and is a by product of petroleum distillation. It  is transparent, colorless, odorless and tasteless oil.

Uses of paraffin liquid

When it comes to skincare, It can be used to help with several different conditions, such as dry skin, itching, and eczema.

Paraffin is a very commonly used moisturizing ingredient, and can be found in many different types of moisturizer. It is also sometimes referred to as white mineral oil.

It used at paints industry , dyes, pigments, wax, polythene, insecticides, etc. It  is also widely used as a solvent and lubrication in the industrial sector. And also it used in several cosmetics such as skin and hair products.

Difference between paraffin liquid and white petroleum?

Paraffin and microcrystalline waxes, when in their pure form, consist solely of solid saturated hydrocarbons. On the other hand, Petrolatum differs from these waxes as it contains a combination of solid and liquid hydrocarbons. Petrolatum remains semi-solid at typical temperatures and exhibits a softer texture compared to the other two waxes.”

Packing of product

Packing is new or second hand 180 kg drums, ISO tank, flexi tanks. Each 20 foot container takes 110 drummed .

Guaranty/warranty of product

ATDM guaranty the quality of liquid  paraffin   with arrangement of international inspector to check quality and quantity during the loading to vessel and controlling the production by QC by batch test report before shipping. ATDM guaranty the quality to meet with ASTM.

Analysis of Product



Test method

Kin viscosity at 40 C

19-21   Cst

ASTM D-445

Pour Point (Max)

0-(-6)  C


Flash point

197-215 C


Density at 20 C

0.827-0.890 gr/cm3

B.P 2012

Color (Lovibond)


IP-17 Method A 2” cell



B.P 2012

Acidity or Alkalinity


B.P 2012

Solid Paraffin


B.P 2012

Specification of  Liquid Paraffin

MSDS of Liquid Paraffin

MSDS of Liquid Paraffin

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