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PubChem Substance
Name: Paraffin
PubChem Substance ID: 167214
Description: A mixture of solid hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum. It has a wide range of uses including as a stiffening agent in ointments, as a lubricant, and as a topical anti-inflammatory. It is also commonly used as an embedding material in histology.
Wax, paraffin; 105845-08-7; 68649-50-3; 8044-79-9; 57572-43-7; 68607-08-9; 37220-23-8; Wax, hydrocarbon; 115251-23-5; 37339-80-3.
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