Agent Name

Lubricating oils (petroleum), C15-30, hydrotreated neutral oil-based

CAS Number

72623-86-0

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Lubricating oils (petroleum), C15-30 hydrotreated neutral oil-based; Lubricating oils, petroleum, C15-30, hydrotreated neutral oil-based; [ChemIDplus] 80N; Base oil; Lubricating oil; Medicinal white oil; Mineral lube oil basestock; Mineral oil; Paraffinic white oil; [IUCLID] Paraffin oil; Banol 185; [ToxPlanet: EFSA] MENTOR 29; [ExxonMobil MSDS]

Category

Petroleum Oils

Description

Formulated as a liquid concentrate; [Reference #1] Yellow to amber liquid; Formulated as an emulsifiable concentrate; [ToxPlanet: EFSA] Clear colorless liquid; [ExxonMobil MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in the fuel, leather processing, agricultural, polymer, mechanical, and textile processing industries; Used as a dust-binding agent, heat transferring agent, hydraulic fluid additive, lubricant additive, vulcanizing agent, pesticide, special process oil, thermal fluid, and impregnating agent; [IUCLID] Used as insecticides and/or larvicides on crops, aquatic areas (mosquito larvicide/pupacide), and other areas (animal, commercial, industrial, medical, and residential premises); Also used as acaricides, fungicides, herbicides, and virucides (for plant pathogens); [Reference #1] Used as an insecticide/acaricide on pome fruit, stone fruit, citrus, and potatoes; Aliphatic hydrocarbons (mineral oils) are used as pharmaceutical laxatives, as lubricants/release agents for food contact articles, and in small amounts as substitutes for fat in foods; [ToxPlanet: EFSA] Used as a process oil; [ExxonMobil MSDS]

Comments

TSCA Definition 2008: Obtained by treating light vacuum gas oil and heavy vacuum gas oil with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst in a two stage process with dewaxing being carried out between the two stages and consisting of mainly saturated hydrocarbons with carbon numbers of C15 through C30; Produces a finished oil with a viscosity of approximately 15cSt at 40 deg C; [ChemIDplus] Acute effects include mild skin irritation and aspiration pneumonitis after ingestion; [Reference #1] Aliphatic hydrocarbons (mineral oils) are regarded as being biochemically inert in humans, and are almost completely excreted unchanged in the feces; [ToxPlanet: EFSA] May cause irritation; Ingestion may lead to aspiration causing lung injury; [ExxonMobil MSDS]

Reference Link

EPA REDs: Aliphatic Solvents - 2007 Revision

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.05E-5 mm Hg

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