Technical White Oil

"FDA approval for incidental food contact"

Technical white oil is used for indirect food contact, agricultural applications, and many other consumer products. NexLube's technical white oil is very high quality due to a unique and advanced technology used during the hydrofinishing portion of refining.



  • In machinery used for producing, manufacturing, processing, preparing, treating, packaging, transporting, or holding food
  • Surface lubricants used in manufacture of metallic articles
  • As an agent required in the production of textiles/textile fibers
  • In rubber articles, in combination with waxes, petroleum, and other mineral oil products
  • As a catalyst used in the manufacturing of plastic and fiber (rayon fiber, polyethylene fiber)
  • Component of animal feed to reduce dusting and enhance appearance in dry food
  • Mineral Oil employed in the formulation of defoaming agents
  • Formulation of Adhesives
  • Product with extensive usage in incense & perfume manufacturing
  • Designed for the agriculture industry and horticultural applications as a inert agent for the formulation of insecticides/pesticides


Specification Test Method
Typical (*)
Typical (*)
Typical (*)
Appearance Vsiaul C & B C & B C & B
Odor FDA Odorless Odorless Odorless
Specific Gravity @ 60 F D-287 0.8523 0.8533 0.858
Viscosity, cSt @ 40 C D-7042 16.5 30.6 55.2
Viscosity, SUS @ 100 C D-2161 85 150 330
Flash Point, F, COC D-92 382 400 440
Pour Point, F D-97 5 5 5
Color Saybolt D-156 30 30 30
Saturates, wt % D-2007 >99 >99 >99
Aromatic Carbon, Mol % IP451 <1.0 <1.0 <1.0
Ploynuclear Aromatics, wt % IP346 <1 <1 <1
FDA 21 CFR 178.3620(b) FDA Pass Pass Pass
USDA H-1 USF Pass Pass Pass

(*) Expected product specifications

Consult the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for safety and handling information. To obtain the MSDS sheet, please contact NexLube
Click HERE for the Technical White Oil Specification Sheet.

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