less than or equal to 0.5 %
greater than 370 degree c
solubility in water
fully refined paraffin wax is mostly found as a white, odorless, tasteless, waxy solid, with a typical melting point and having a density of different. it is insoluble in water, but soluble in ether, benzene, and certain esters. paraffin is unaffected by most common chemical reagents, but burns readily.
paraffin wax for candle-making
paraffin wax for coatings of waxed paper or cloth
food-grade paraffin wax:
shiny coating used in candy-making
sealant for jars, cans, and bottles
chewing gum additive
paraffin wax as anti-caking agent.