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Wax


DATA No : WWA5101 INFORMANT : Ken-ichi Tomita

NAME : Polyethylene wax

COMMON NAME: Polyethylene wax
(Ref. 0023) / (Ref. 0057) / (Ref. 0099) / (Ref. 0100) / (Ref. 0101) / (Ref. 0102) / (Ref. 0103) / (Ref. 0104) / (Ref. 0105)
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FORMULA: MOL.WT (average) :
BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY
Uses
Polyethylene wax is added to paraffin to raise the melting point and increase strength and used in lubricants and mold releasing agents. It is also used to improved the quality of candles, paraffin paper and mimeograph stencil paper as well as in lustering agent and crayons. (Ref. 0023)
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:Melting point 75-105 degC (Ref. 0023) (Method 2) (Ref. 0001)

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SOLUBILITY:Properties
Polyethylene wax occurs as a white powder or granules. It is odorless, or has a characteristic odor. (Ref. 0023)
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SOURCE
Origin
Polyethylene wax is a polyethylene of the low melting point obtained by polymerization of ethylene. (Ref. 0023)
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

METABOLISM

GENETIC INFORMATION

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REFERENCES
[0001]
AUTHOR:The Japanese Standards of Cosmetic Ingredients Second Edition (1985) pp522-524, YAKUJI NIPPO, LTD.
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[0023]
AUTHOR:The Japanese Cosmetic Ingredients Codex (1993) pp592, YAKUJI NIPPO, LTD.
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[0057]
AUTHOR:Hillman, D. E
TITLE:Characterization and analysis of waxes by gel permeation chromatography
JOURNAL:Anal. Chem.
VOL:438 PAGE : 1007 -1013 (1971)
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[0099]
AUTHOR:Puchinger L, Stachelberger H
TITLE:Pyrolysis capillary gas chromatography of organic raw materials--- Determination of waxes.
JOURNAL:Fett. Wiss. Technol.
VOL:926 PAGE : 243 -248 (1990)
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[0100]
AUTHOR:Folmer, O. F., Jr.
TITLE:Laser pyrolysis gas chromatography. Application to polymers.
JOURNAL:Anal. Chem.
VOL:438 PAGE : 1057 -1065 (1971)
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[0101]
AUTHOR:Ross, Joseph Hughes; Casto, M. E.
TITLE:Method for high-temperature exclusion chromatography of polyethylenes.
JOURNAL:J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Symp.
VOL:21 PAGE : 143 -152 (1968)
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[0102]
AUTHOR:Nakajima, Nobuyuki;
TITLE:Fractionation of linear polyethylene with gel permeation chromatography. II
JOURNAL:J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Symp.
VOL:21 PAGE : 153 -158 (1968)
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[0103]
AUTHOR:Currell, Brian R.; Robinson, Brian
TITLE:Characterization and analysis of waxes by differential thermal analysis.
JOURNAL:Talanta
VOL:143 PAGE : 421 -424 (1967)
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[0104]
AUTHOR:Kamath, Pandurang M.; Barlow, Anthony
TITLE:Quantitative determination of short branches in high-pressure polyethylene by gammaradiolysis.
JOURNAL:J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Chem. Ed.
VOL:58 PAGE : 2023 -2030 (1967)
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[0105]
AUTHOR:Yasuda, Stanley K.
TITLE:Identification and charcterization of polymers by pyrolytic-hydrogenation gas chromatography.
JOURNAL:J. Chromatogr.
VOL:271 PAGE : 72 -84 (1967)
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