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Paraffin waxes and Hydrocarbon waxes, microcryst., carbon-treated

EC / List no.: 308-145-4

CAS no.: 97862-94-7

Mol. Formula:

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  • Substances indicated, in 2009, as being intended to be registered by at least one company in the EEA.
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  • Substances listed in the EINECS, ELINCS, or NLP inventories.
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Substance names and other identifiers

Regulatory process names
Paraffin waxes and Hydrocarbon waxes, microcryst., carbon-treated
EC Inventory
Paraffin waxes and Hydrocarbon waxes, microcryst., carbon-treated
A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained from residual oils by solvent crystallization treated with activated carbon for removal of trace polar constituents and impurities. It consists predominantly of saturated straight and branched chain hydrocarbons having carbon numbers greater than C25.
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Other identifiers
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