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mineral oil:

see petrolatumpetrolatum
, colorless to yellowish-white hydrocarbon mixture obtained by fractional distillation of petroleum. In its jellylike semisolid form (known as petroleum jelly and also by several trade names) it is used in preparing medicinal ointments and for lubrication.
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mineral oil

[′min·rəl ‚ȯil]
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Once back inside, the temperature of the liquid can reach 100AC in a large transformer, or even as high as 130AC in a small transformer -- only some 40AC below the fire point for mineral oils. This means that a fault or a hot spot in the transformer would only need to cause a modest increase in temperature to ignite.
Rutherford, NJ, September 25, 2016 --(PR.com)-- SGS has developed an accredited method of analyzing the presence of mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOH) in food and food packaging.
He further gives a analysis and break up of major product categories, major countries and major Indian ports under Mineral Fuels, Mineral Oils, Bituminous Substances, Mineral Waxes and products of their distillation as follows :
We studied the variation of viscosity of the vegetable oils (Argan, Rapeseed and the mineral oil) as a function of temperature.
* Mineral oils and alkylbenzene lubricants were most stable in C[O.sub.2].
Correlations between repellent effects against ACP and carbon number distributions of the mineral oils were analyzed by Pearson's correlation coefficient performed using SPSS for Windows 16.0.
NatureFlex films offer both suitable aroma barrier and a functional barrier to mineral oil migration, which has been scientifically confirmed to last for five years.
Products stored, segregated and processed include Group I, Group IT, FDA white mineral oil, ink oils and solvents and a line of application-specific blends available for ongoing shipments.
Firstly, France, Ireland and Italy appealed to the EU tribunal against the Commission's call for these countries to reimburse excise duty exemptions for mineral oils used in the production of alumina, granted in 1983, 1993 and 1996, respectively.
The research showed that even if the food was contained in clean paperboard boxes from fresh fibres, printed with inks free of mineral oil and wrapped into a polyethylene film (also free of mineral oil); mineral oils from the corrugated card transport box far exceeded the limit.
BASF is offering the packaging industry a variety of barrier solutions that demonstrate high effectiveness in preventing mineral oil residues from migrating from cardboard food packaging into food.