Paraffin Liquid Light


Paraffin Liquid Light BP is a highly refined, colourless and odourless liquid derived from petroleum. It is a mixture of saturated hydrocarbons with carbon numbers mainly in the range of C20-C30.

It is commonly used in various applications, including:

  • Pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries: as a lubricant, emollient, and moisturizer in various products such as creams, lotions, ointments, and hair care products.
  • Food industry: as a coating agent for fruits and vegetables to enhance their appearance and prolong their shelf life.
  • Industrial applications: as a lubricant in metalworking, as a heat transfer fluid in machinery, and as a component in various coatings and paints.
  • Candle making: as a component in various candle formulations due to its low melting point and good burning characteristics.
  • Horticulture: as a soil conditioner and moisture-retaining agent in gardening and plant cultivation.

SG: 0.830-0.860
Form: A clear colourless liquid
Kinematic viscosity at 37.8°C: <30cS
Melting Point: -20°C
Refractuve Index: 1.4613

Hazard Phrases: Causes serious eye irritation.

Prec Phrases: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Cas No: 8012-95-1
Einecs No: 232-384-2
FP: 215 deg C

HS CODE: 27101990


Following the UK’s departure from the EU on 1 January 2021, all European shipments are sent on a DAP Basis (Delivered at Place).

This means that the buyer will be liable for import VAT at their prevailing national rate and for orders over 150€ (including carriage) import duties will become chargeable at your prevailing national rate.

The Duty is ascertained by your national customs authority based on the HS Code of each product. The HS Code is shown in the “European Shipment” section of each product page.


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Pack Size

500ml, 1L, 2.5L, 5L