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Paraffin may refer to:


  • Paraffin wax, a white or colourless soft solid that is used as a lubricant and for other applications
  • Alkane, a saturated hydrocarbon
  • Kerosene, a fuel that is also known as paraffin
  • Tractor vaporising oil, a fuel
  • Liquid paraffin (medicinal), a very highly refined mineral oil used in cosmetics and for medical purposes
  • Mineral oil, any of various colorless, odorless, light mixtures of alkanes in the C15 to C40 range from a non-vegetable (mineral) source, particularly a distillate of petroleum
  • Petroleum jelly, also called soft paraffin

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Labmate Online
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:03:45 -0700

The Bibby Scientific brand, Electrothermal, is updating its Histology range with a new paraffin section flotation bath. The new bath makes the manipulation and placement of paraffin wax sections onto glass slides both simple and efficient. With its ...


Tue, 26 Aug 2014 03:30:00 -0700

According to data collated by DTI, paraffin wax now costs P94.60 a kilogram, up from P88.20 in 2011. The agency said prices of the above products last rose three years ago. “Given that the price adjustment only takes effect by September 17, 2014 ...
Business Wire (press release)
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:03:45 -0700

Chlorinated Paraffin Wax Technical Material Market Report provides a technical, analytical and statistical insight into the chlorinated paraffin wax market. The market analysis includes volume trends, value trends, price trends, key players, market ...
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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 01:23:44 -0700

On 11 July 2014 the General Court ("GC") rendered its decision T-540/08 on appeal by Esso Deutschland GmbH, Esso S.A., ExxonMobil Petroleum and Chemical BVBA and Exxon Mobil Corporation (jointly the "Applicants") against the European ...
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:08:04 -0700

Happy Anniversary to Don and Lea Woolman, and Candace and Randy Fourier. A word from the kitchen: if you have a leaky vase, coat the inside with a thick layer of paraffin wax and allow it to harden. The paraffin wax will last indefinitely and no more ...

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Yahoo News
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:10:29 -0700

A 2009 South Carolina State University study found that burning paraffin candles releases pollutants into the air, potentially affecting human health. But a 2007 study from the Bayreuth Institute of Environmental Research analyzed candle fumes for more ...

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:53:28 -0700

A novice fire breather in Europe ended up in the emergency room with pneumonia after he inhaled and swallowed and a chemical called paraffin during a performance, according to a new report of his case. The patient, a 25-year-old student in the Republic ...

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:15:00 -0700

There's the 20,000 kilos of “beef” that was actually pork, which was treated with paraffin wax and industrial chemicals in order to make it look like it came from cows. The population isn't exactly thrilled with these developments, either. According to ...

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