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  National MS Society | Mineral Oil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mineral oil should not be taken within two hours of mealtime because the mineral oil may interfere with food digestion and the absorption of important nutrients.
Mineral oil should not be taken within two hours of taking a stool softener (see Docusate) because the stool softener may increase the amount of mineral oil that is absorbed by the body.
Mineral oil should not be used during pregnancy because it may interfere with absorption of nutrients in the mother and, if used for prolonged periods, cause severe bleeding in the newborn infant.
www.nationalmssociety.org /Meds-MineralOil.asp   (564 words)

 MedlinePlus Drug Information: Laxatives (Oral)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mineral oil is usually not used during pregnancy because of possible unwanted effects on the mother or infant.
Mineral oil should not be given to young children (up to 6 years of age) because a form of pneumonia may be caused by the inhalation of oil droplets into the lungs.
Mineral Oil and Glycerin (MIN-er-al oil and GLIH-ser-in)*
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/druginfo/uspdi/202319.html   (3846 words)

 Mineral Oil
For pharmaceutical purposes, heavy mineral oil is recom­mended over light mineral oil, as it is believed to have a lesser tendency to be absorbed in the gut or aspirated after oral administration.
In humans, mineral oil (orally administered) is considered to be con­traindicated in patients less than 6 yrs.
Oil leakage from the anus may occur and be of concern in animals with rectal lesions or in house pets.
www.elephantcare.org /Drugs/mineroil.htm   (888 words)

 Horticultural Mineral Oil
Oil is a toxicant to a broad range of secondary and indirect pests, and often has an effect on soft-bodied insects.
Oil at the delayed dormant timing has been a standard recommendation for eight decades or more, and is still effective in long-term control of the overwintering stages of European red mite and San Jose scale.
Oil can cause a reduction in predatory mite populations, but the effect is fairly subtle, and has not provoked mite flare-ups.
entomology.tfrec.wsu.edu /New_Insecticides/HortOil.html   (948 words)

 Mineral oil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mineral oil or liquid petrolatum is a by-product in the distillation of petroleum to produce gasoline.
It is a chemically inert, transparent, colorless oil composed mainly of alkanes and cyclic paraffins, related to white petrolatum.
Mineral oil is used to darken soapstone countertops for aesthetic purposes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mineral_oil   (677 words)

 ACS :: Cancer Drug Guide: mineral oil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mineral oil is a lubricant laxative used to treat constipation.
Mineral oil lubricates the intestinal surface so that water is not absorbed into the tissue.
Mineral oil is taken as a liquid by mouth on an empty stomach at bedtime.
www.cancer.org /docroot/CDG/content/CDG_mineral_oil.asp   (611 words)

 Oil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oil, in a general sense, is a chemical compound that is not miscible with water, and is in a liquid state at ambient temperatures.
Mineral oil, a by-product of the distillation of petroleum
Oils used for this purpose are usually derived from petroleum, but biological sources of energy are being evaluated as an alternative to the increasingly expensive crude oil.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oil   (585 words)

 :: Ask Janice! - The Facts on Mineral Oil ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mineral oil is a mixture or refined liquid hydrocarbons derived from petroleum.
Mineral oil is commonly used by suppliers of skincare because it is a cheap inexpensive ingredient, commonly used as a cosmetic lubricant, protective agent and binder.
Mineral oil is absorbed poorly into the skin and, by interfering with the skin's natural moisturizing factor, actually produces dry skin, clogs the pores (which makes them larger), hardens and thickens the skin, causing dark patches in the complexion and causes breakouts!!
www.askjanice.com.cob-web.org:8888 /tutorials/mineraloil.asp   (366 words)

 Mineral oil as an alternative treatment for honey bee mites - Part I
At first, the amount of oil was measured and applied with a graduated eye dropper, arriving at 2.5 cc of oil as a safe quantity.
Most importantly, it appears that mineral oil applied in this form is also effective for the treatment of tracheal mites since the oil penetrates the respiratory system of the bees, exposing the mites to the effect of the oil as it does to Varroa mites.
Mineral oil applied in this form does not seem to have deleterious effects on the hive population including queens, larvae and adults.
www.beekeeping.com /articles/us/mineral_oil.htm   (2898 words)

 Mineral Oil in Cosmetics (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mineral oil is our choice as base for an emulsion to carry an anti-acne product because after much research, trying many other possibilities and reviewing the knowledge there is about mineral oil, and all the myths, we have concluded that it is still the best we can use to serve our customers at our best.
Mineral oil is actually one of the better, least irritating, least problem-causing ingredients for the skin.
Mineral Oils: There are two basic kinds of mineral oil--those derived from petrolatum (better known as Vaseline) and those derived from a group of ingredients called silicones such as dimethicone and cyclomethicone.
www.skin-care.cl.cob-web.org:8888 /mineral-oil.htm   (1602 words)

 Mineral Oil Mist - Proposed Change in ACGIH TLV-TWA & Carcinogenicity Status
By definitions in the documentations for these regulatory/authoritative bodies, mineral oils and their mists include: white mineral oil (considered food-grade), paraffin oil, cutting oil, hydraulic oil, transformer oil, lubricating oil, and others.
If you use mineral oils in any applications in your operations, and this becomes an established ACGIH-TLV limit, in the United States you will be subject to the provisions of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, and in Canada, you will be subject to the provisions of WHMIS under the Hazardous Products Act.
Oil mists may be generated by several routes such as aeration, contact with a fast-moving surface, or by heating.
www.plasticsindustry.org /public/worksafe/mineraloil.htm   (592 words)

 Mineral Oil (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This is especially problematic during pregnancy as the regular ingestion of mineral oil may reduce the absorption of critical nutrients.
Malabsorption of fat-soluble vitamins due to ingestion of mineral oil can be minimized by administering mineral oil on an empty stomach or consuming vitamin or mineral supplements at least two hours before or after the mineral oil.
In general it is advisable to limit the internal use of mineral oil to periods of less than one week.
home.caregroup.org.cob-web.org:8888 /clinical/altmed/interactions/Drugs/Mineral_Oil.htm   (927 words)

 the Stork: cloth diaper service - mineral oil dangers
Mineral oil, a byproduct of the distillation of gasoline from crude oil (or, basically a refined motor oil), is the main ingredient in many baby care items.
Mineral oil acts as a thin plastic, impenetrable layer on the skin.
If mineral oil is ingested, it will absorb (and essentially rob) vitamins from the intestinal tract – especially oil-soluble vitamins A, D and E. as well as beta-carotene, calcium, phosphorus and potassium and the blood coagulant Vitamin K. This could lead to nutritional deficiencies and other complications.
www.thestork.biz /mineraloil.html   (511 words)

 Alternative Refrigerant mineral oil miscibilities
In order for mineral oil (used in R12 systems) to return to the compressor properly, the oil and refrigerant must be miscible (dissolve) in each other.
The colder the temperature is, the harder it is (for mineral oils) to maintain miscibility.
In a real system, with the oil and refrigerant combination not miscible in each other, may result in the oil being "trapped" in the evaporator, thus starving the compressor for oil and failing the compressor.
www.autofrost.com /oil/index.html   (287 words)

 Squibb Mineral Oil
Squibb Mineral Oil is not suitable for long term use.
Mineral oil is not to be taken repeatedly for a long period of time
Gradual build up in body tissues may create additional problems and may interfere with the absorption of certain food nutrients and (fat soluble) vitamins A, D, E and K. Not used during pregnancy because it may interfere with the mother?s absorption of nutrients and vitamins and may cause severe bleeding in a newborn infant.
www.fruit-eze.com /brands/squibb_mineral_oil.html   (438 words)

 Mineral Oil and Why You Should Avoid It
Mineral oil is leftover liquid, and because it is abundant, it is very inexpensive.
Mineral oil is the main ingredient in may baby care items as well.
The problem is that mineral oil is foreign to the human body and has many harmful effects, especially in infants.
www.herballuxuries.com /mineral-oil.htm   (759 words)

 Mineral Oil
Mineral oil is not caustic and is non-toxic, but the main performance advantage to the rider is that mineral oil will not absorb water from the air like DOT fluid will.
Conventional power steering fluid or ATF is almost twice as viscous as these mineral oils and may be incompatible with the seals used in the system.
Magura Blood mineral oil is the recommended oil, which is a 10 weight mineral oil.
www.cyclingcentralva.org /geninfo.html   (4058 words)

 Synthetic Vs. Mineral Motor Oil — Engine, Oil Tech — Hot Rod Magazine
It is true that most commercially available petroleum motor oils are produced to a very high standard of purity, but the fact remains that some unknown/unwanted content is still present unless cost-prohibitive extra steps are taken during the refining process.
Having eliminated mineral oil’s greatest weakness—unwanted molecular “hitchhikers”—the consistent molecular structure of synthetic oil is clearly superior.
Thanks to additives, multiviscosity oil is possible, and in a quart of 10W-30 for example, you have an oil that acts like 10-weight at cold temperatures and a 30-weight at normal operating temperatures.
www.hotrod.com /techarticles/synthetic_vs_mineral_motor_oil/index.html   (1246 words)

 mineral oil purification, mineral oil plants, transformer, sharpless stokes, lubricating oil, gas oil, fuel oil, crude ...
mineral oil purification, mineral oil plants, transformer, sharpless stokes, lubricating oil, gas oil, fuel oil, crude oil
Solid particles greater than 2 µ in size can be removed and free moisture in centrifuged oil is obtained at 150-500 ppm depending upon the number of passes and initial moisture content of the dirty oil.
Pennwalt mineral oil purification plant - manufactured with the technology acquired from the sharpless-stokes division Pennwalt Corp., USA.
www.pennwalt.com /mineral.html   (111 words)

 Mineral Oil Lubricants Cause Rapid Deterioration of Latex
As little as sixty seconds' exposure of commerical latex condoms to mineral oil, a common component of hand lotions and other lubricants used during sexual intercourse, caused approximately 90% decreases in the strength of the condoms, as measured by their burst volumes in the standard ISO (International Standards Organization) Air Burst Test.
Preliminary mineral oil studies revealed that no significant differences existed among results from 60 minutes, 15 minutes, five minutes, and one minute exposure times.
Mineral oil was found to be a common component of each of the lubricants used, as well as of many others employed during sexual intercourse.
www.walnet.org /csis/med_research/oilstudy.html   (1969 words)

 Mineral Oil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mineral oil is a laxative used to soften stools in people with
Mineral oil is also used as a vehicle to carry other ingredients in some topical skin products.
Serum beta-carotene, retinol, and alpha-tocopherol levels during mineral oil therapy for constipation.
www.kroger.com /hn/Drug/Mineral_Oil.htm   (327 words)

 Mineral Oil
Do not take lying down or reclining to prevent possible aspiration of the mineral oil when taken orally.
Concurrent use of mineral oil with a stool softener (can) result in the formation of tumor-like deposits in tissues
Mineral Oil Enemas: Children and elderly persons are more sensitive to the effects of enemas.
www.fruit-eze.com /ingredients/mineral_oil.html   (345 words)

 Mineral oil overdose Information on Healthline
This is poisoning from swallowing a large amount of mineral oil.
Symptoms are due to mineral oil's laxative action.
Mineral oil is relatively non-toxic, and recovery will likely occur.
www.healthline.com /adamcontent/mineral-oil-overdose   (233 words)

 Crompton White Oils & Petroleum Distillates - Technical White Mineral Oil.
Crompton White mineral oils (white oils) are highly refined mineral oils that consist of saturated aliphatic and alicyclic nonpolar hydrocarbons.
Crompton white oils are chemically and biologically stable, non-comedogenic, and do not support pathogenic bacterial growth.
Crompton supplies USP mineral oils (including, Protol, Gloria and Kaydol white mineral oils), NF light mineral oil (including Carnation, Blandol, Benol Ervol and Rudol white mineral oils), and Semtol technical white oils and will custom-blend to meet customer specifications.
www.cromptoncorp.com /white-oil-petroleum.html   (644 words)

 Natural MD - Mineral Oil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mineral oil is a laxative used to soften stools in people with constipation.
Mineral oil has interfered with the absorption of many nutrients, including beta-carotene, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, and vitamins A, D, K, and E in some,
It makes sense to take a daily multivitamin-mineral supplement two hours before or after mineral oil.
www.naturalmd.com /NaturalMD/content/Drug/Mineral_Oil.html   (439 words)

 First do no harm: The dangers of mineral oil (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The use of mineral oil in the treatment of constipation has been well accepted because of its efficacy and infrequent side effects.
The case of a three and a half-year-old girl with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, who was admitted to hospital for investigation of increasing tachypnea and respiratory distress over a two-month period, is presented.
This case highlights lipoid pneumonia due to mineral oil aspiration, which is a recognized severe complication of this medication, and emphasizes the need for a heightened awareness among caregivers about the potential dangers of inappropriate mineral oil use.
www.pulsus.com.cob-web.org:8888 /Paeds/06_03/wein_ed.htm   (347 words)

Aspiration of mineral oil into the lungs can cause chemical pneumonia.
Highly refined mineral oils are not classified as human carcinogens.
However, related forms (untreated and mildly-treated oils) are listed as human carcinogens by both NTP and IARC.
www.jtbaker.com /msds/englishhtml/m7700.htm   (986 words)

 STE Oil Company  |  White Mineral Oil & Spraying Equipment
Crystal Plus Oil is an odorless, tasteless, crystal clear, white mineral oil of the highest quality.
STE Oil Company’s soybean oil is once refined degummed soybean oil with ethoxyquin added as a preservative.
It is suitable as the limpid oil portion in caulks and mastics.
www.steoil.com /msds_sheets.asp   (1155 words)

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