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LINPAR 15

LINPAR 15 is a high purity, linear, odourless, saturated pentadecane single cut with low sulphur and aromatic content. For documents specific to a region, please contact Sasol using the 'Request Document' button.
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Identification & Functionality

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Features & Benefits

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Labeling Claims

Applications & Uses

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Recommended Uses & Known Applications
  • Sasol’s LINPAR® 15 may be used as phase change material, due to its sharp melting point and noticeable latent fusion heat.
  • LINPAR® 15 can be also used as lubricant, solvent, plasticizers, or as raw material for production of linear olefins, chloro-paraffins, etc.

Properties

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Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Total Normal Paraffins (TNP)min. 98% massRCM 1106
Carbon Distribution - C14 and lightermax. 1.5% massRCM 1106
Carbon Distribution - C15min. 95% massRCM 1106
Density at 15°C0.77kg/lRCM 3663
Kinematic Viscosity at 40°C2.5mm 2/sRCM 3633
Fusion Enthalpy160J/gASTM E794-06
Molecular Weight (Average)212-RCM 1106
Distillation - Initial Boiling Point255°CRCM 3203
Distillation - Final Boiling Point273°CRCM 3203
Water Contentmax. 0.05% massRCM 3804
Sulfur Contentmax. 1mg/kgRCM 5202
Saybolt Color+30-RCM 3609
Melting Point15°CRCM 3629
Flash Point104°CRCM 3628
Aromatics Contentmax. 0.7Abs.270 nmRCM 2703
Physical Form
Liquid
Color
Colorless
Odor
Odorless
Appearance
Clear Liquid
Soluble in
Water

Regulatory & Compliance

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Packaging & Availability

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Regional Availability
Packaging Information

LINPAR® 15 is supplied in bulk by tank trucks or tank containers. It may also be delivered in drums.

Storage & Handling

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Shelf Life
9 months
Storage And Handling
  • LINPAR® 15 is clear liquid at room temperature and it becomes solid wax at temperature lower than 15° C.
  • LINPAR® 15 can be stored in stainless steel containers and tanks, in a cold and well ventilated place.
  • Shelf-life is 9 months from CoA issue date for product in its original and sealed packaging

Precautions for safe handling 

Advice on safe handling

  • Wear personal protective equipment.
  • Avoid contact with skin and eyes

Advice on protection against fire and explosion

  • Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.
  • Normal measures for preventive fire protection

Fire-fighting class

  • B: Fires involving liquids or liquid containing substances. Also includes substances which become liquid at elevated temperatures.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Requirements for storage areas and containers

  • Store in original container. Keep container tightly closed.

Storage class (TRGS 510)

  • 10: Combustible liquids not in Storage Class 3

Other data 

  • Stable at normal ambient temperature and pressure.

Container Material

  • Suitable Materials: Steel

Documents (3)

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Technical Data Sheet
LINPAR 15
Technical Data Sheet
Products: LINPAR 15
Technical Data Sheet
LINPAR 15
Technical Data Sheet
Products: LINPAR 15
Safety Data Sheet
LINPAR 15
Safety Data Sheet
Products: LINPAR 15