I can't believe it's oil! uses include: deodorants, petroleum jelly, moisturizers, rubbing alcohol, soaps, heart valves, antiseptics, hearing aids, nasal decongestants, antihistamines, moisturizers, Bactine, vaporizers, latex gloves, bandages, allergy medications, aspirin, burn lotions, insect repellents, anesthetics, artificial limbs, cough syrup, cologne, dentures, stethoscopes, syringes, glycerin, cortisone, cosmetics, dentures, vitamins and synthetic wigs. One of the biggest uses is the manufacture of plastics, which are carbon-based polymer compounds. Because the compounds are inert, they can be used to store other substances without chemical interaction. Plastics are also easily shaped and molded into toys, bottles, computer housings, car interiors and thousands of other products.
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- 12 Nov 2010
- Morrisville, NC, United States