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Substance Name: Paraffin waxes (petroleum), clay-treated
RN: 64742-43-4


  • TSCA Definition 2018: A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained by treatment of a petroleum wax fraction with natural or modified clay in either a contacting or percolation process to remove the trace amounts of polar compounds and impurities present. It consists predominantly of straight chain saturated hydrocarbons having carbon numbers in the range of C20 through C50.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Code

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Names and Synonyms


  • Clay treated paraffin wax
  • Clay-treated paraffin waxes (petroleum)
  • EC 265-145-6
  • EINECS 265-145-6

Systematic Names

  • Paraffin waxes (petroleum), clay-treated
  • Paraffin waxes, petroleum, clay-treated

Superlist Names

  • Paraffin waxes, (petroleum), clay-treated
  • Paraffin waxes, clay treated

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 64742-43-4

System Generated Number

  • 0064742434