It is mostly used as the main material of lubricant, partly used as a plasticizer of Thermoplastics elastomer (TPE) manufacturing.

Food-Grade White Mineral Oil (Liquid Paraffin) can be used in various ways, including as a plasticizer in the production of PS (including GPPS and HIPS),as a release agent, binder, and lubricant in or on capsules and tablets containing concentrates of flavoring, spices, condiments, and nutrients intended for addition to food or for special dietary use, as a protective coating on raw fruits and vegetables or as a component of hot melt coating in frozen meat, and as the base oil for food-contacting lubricants.