Chlorinated Paraffin

HS Code : 27122010 | CAS NO. : 63449-39-8

General description:

Chemical Formula: C24H44Cl6

Chlorinated paraffin (CP) is a complex chemical substance used in multiple applications across diverse industries. It is often used as a flame retardant and secondary plasticizer in rubber, paints, adhesives, caulks, sealants and plastics. Another use is as a coolant or lubricant in metal cutting or forming.

Application & Usage:

  • It is mainly used as a flame retardant in conveyer belt, V belts, natural & synthetic rubber.
  • It is mainly used as a plasticizer in formulation of PVC compounds & granules used in wires & cables, PVC windows and door profiles, PVC flooring, films & sheets, PVC foot wears, etc.
  • Used in Polyurethane and Polysulphide based sealants and adhesives.
  • As an extreme pressure additive in metal working fluids / cutting compounds.
  • As a flame retardant in paint industry in the formulation of swimming pool paints and other fire proof paints.


How to remove chlorinated paraffin?

There is no particular cleaning compound available for removing the chlorinated paraffin. So, if you want to remove it, you have to use the combination of in-process methods to completely remove it from the washer. Ensure you are choosing a suitable medium to have the best results.

Are Chlorinated Paraffins toxic?

As per the research, the chlorinated paraffin is partially toxic to human. A published report mentions that chlorinated paraffins are “practically nontoxic” for the humans with a with a limited range of intake. So, when you are using it at the right levels, it is not a matter of much concern. So, refer to MSDS sheet and discuss with the medical professionals to in case of any assistance.

What are industrial use of chlorinated paraffins?

Chlorinated paraffin is widely used in several industries like plasticizers in plastics like PVC. It can withstand the extreme pressure additives in metalworking fluids, flame retardants and additives in the paint compounds. Ensure you are using it in the right composition to have the expected results.


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