• white mineral oils
  • The Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources added to Food (ANS) provides a scientific opinion on the safety of high viscosity white mineral oils (HVMO) (CAS Registry Number 8042-47-5) when used as food additives. (europa.eu)
  • The SCF allocated a Temporary Group ADI of 0-4 mg/kg bw/day for white paraffinic oils which included white mineral oils with a viscosity higher than 8.5 cSt at 100°C. In 2002, JECFA recommended an ADI of 0 - 20 mg/kg bw/day for HVMO. (europa.eu)
  • Infiltration of histiocytes (granulomas) in mesenteric lymph nodes and oil deposition in the liver were considered to be an indication of exposure to white mineral oils rather than an adverse effect. (europa.eu)