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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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Wed, 06 Aug 2014 01:23:44 -0700

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:03:45 -0700

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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 ...

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:06:21 -0700

The most common wax used in candle-making, paraffin is made from fossil fuels—hence its newly controversial reputation. In 2009, researchers at South Carolina State University found that burning paraffin candles releases hazardous chemicals into the air.
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:15:00 -0700

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 15:07:30 -0700

At present, IOC's Digboi refinery produces 32 TMTPA (thousand metric tonnes per annum) of paraffin wax while Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd, a group company of IOC, produces 20 TMTPA of paraffin wax. “NRL will be producing about 50 TMTPA of ...
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