Paraffin Wax

Paraffin Wax

Applications:
  • Pharmeceutical & Cosmetic Industries
  • Candle making
  • Coating for waxed paper or cloth
  • Food grade paraffin wax
  • Crayons, inks
  • Used in rubbr compounds
  • Wax bath for beauty and therapy purposes
  • Thickening agent in many paint balls
  • Textile industries

Specification:

NameDescriptionSolubilityMelting pointCongealing pointAcidityAlkalinityOil content
Paraffin wax BPWhite slab of pastillesParctically insoluble in water, freely soluble in methylene chloride, practically insoluble in ethanol (96%)50 – 61C-Not more than 0.5 ml of 0.01M hydrochloric acid is required-<0.5 % as per ASTM D721
Paraffin wax IPWhite or coloress, translucent mass, slab or pastilles--50 – 65 CNot more than 0.1 ml of 0.1 M sodium hydroxide is requiredNot more than 0.1 ml of 0.1 M sodium hydroxide is required<0.5 % as per ASTM D721
Paraffin wax USPWhite slab or pastilles--47 – 65 CNot more than 0.1ml of 0.01M sodium hydroxide is requiredNot more than 0.5 ml of 0.01M hydrochloric acid is required<0.5 % as per ASTM D721
Paraffin wax EPColorless or white or almost white massPractically insoluble in water, freely soluble in methylene chloride, practically insoluble in ethanol (96%)--Not more than 0.5 ml of 0.01M hydrochloric acid is requiredNot more than 0.5 ml of 0.01M hydrochloric acid is required<0.5 % as per ASTM D721

 

 

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