Nujol®

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Description

[Schering-Plough] A trademark for a mineral oil formerly used to prepared mulled samples for infrared analysis.

Synonyms and Related Terms

"USP mineral oil; paraffin oil; adepsine oil; alboline; glymol; liquid paraffin; saxol; Nujol (Esp.); nujol (It); oilio minerale (It)

CAS 8020-83-5
Density 0.752
Boiling Point 179 - 210 C

Hazards and Safety

Combustible. Flash point = 135F

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 7327