Where does paraffin come from?
Paraffin is a hydrocarbon mixture extracted from certain distillates of petroleum, shale or other bituminous mineral oils. The main component is a solid alkane which is odorless and odorless and is a white or light yellow translucent solid. Paraffin is non-crystalline, but has a pronounced crystalline structure. Another artificial paraffin.
Paraffin wax is a petroleum processing products, a mineral wax, but also a kind of petroleum wax. It is from the crude oil distillate oil obtained by solvent refining, solvent dewaxing or wax frozen crystallization, dewaxing wax obtained in the preparation, and then the solvent de-oiling, refined tablets or acicular crystals. For the system of higher fatty acids, higher alcohols, matches, candles, waterproofing agent, ointment, electrical insulation materials.
Paraffin food grade (food grade and packaging level, the former excellent) and industrial grade, non-toxic food grade, industrial grade inedible.