White Mineral Oil

White mineral oil is a common ingredient in a variety of products with a wide-range of uses. White Mineral Oil comes in various forms, but pure mineral oil is colorless and odorless. It is also referred to as paraffin oil, liquid paraffin, liquid petroleum, and saturated hydrocarbons. You may see it written both with and without the adjectives "light" and "white."


Boiling Point218.0°C to 800.0°C
Flash Point210.0°C
FormsTransparant, White, Liquid (clear)

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Hair care
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Fragrances
  • Cleaning products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Skin care products
  • Cosmetic products


  • Pharma
  • Cosmetics
  • Food

Synonyms: Mineral Oil, White Mineral Oil

CAS Number: 8042-47-5