Chlorinated Paraffins


Spotlight on Metalworking Fluids

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2020

Metalworking processes are evolving, and the fluids used to lubricate them must keep pace. One company highlights how th ...


EPA Clarifies Chlorinated Paraffin Stance

Lube Report Americas - September 25, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency issued significant new use rules on Sept. 18 under the Toxic Substances Control Act ...


New Chlorinated Paraffin Rule Opposed

Lube Report Americas - September 19, 2018

Industry organizations complained this week that a rule proposed recently by the Environmental Protection Agency could i ...


Singapore Bans Some Short-Chain CPs

Lube Report Asia - December 5, 2017

Beginning in June, Singapore will prohibit the use of short-chain chlorinated paraffins in metalworking fluids and other ...


New Twists on Metalworking Fluids

Lubes'n'Greases - November 16, 2017

Neutralizers and twist compression tests are putting an unexpected spin on fluid development.

Regulatory Impacts Loom for Industrial Lubes

Regulatory Impacts Loom for Industrial Lubes

Lube Report - September 20, 2017

CHICAGO- Political, environmental and regulatory issues are working together to shape the industrial lubricants landscap ...

EPA Shifts Course on Chlorinated Paraffins

EPA Shifts Course on Chlorinated Paraffins

Lube Report - July 5, 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency entered into consent orders that allow three companies to manufacture and impor ...


EPA Expected to Switch Course on CPs

Lube Report - April 5, 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will reconsider its use of Toxic Substances Control Act Section 5 to review med ...


Asia Sticks with Chlorinated Paraffins

Lube Report Asia - April 4, 2017

The production of chlorinated paraffins for use in lubricant additives and metalworking fluids will grow steadily in com ...


Landmark TSCA Reform Becomes Law

Lube Report - June 29, 2016

The Toxic Substances Control Act reform legislation signed into law June 22 makes significant changes to the United Stat ...


Comments on CP Refute EPA’s Risk Analysis

Lube Report - April 6, 2016

March 23 marked the deadline for stakeholders to submit comments about environmental risks and critical applications ass ...


Chlorinated Paraffin Comments Due to EPA

Lube Report - February 17, 2016

Feb. 22 is the deadline for submitting comments and more data for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencys ongoing prel ...


If Not Chlorine, What?

Lubes'n'Greases - January 22, 2016

The search is on for the next generation of extreme pressure additives to replace chlorinated paraffins in metalworking ...


EPA Reveals Its Thinking on Chlorinated Paraffins

Lube Report - December 30, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made public new documents regarding its preliminary risk assessment of medi ...


Chlorinated Paraffins: No Quick Solutions

Lubes'n'Greases - December 23, 2015

Can very-long-chain chlorinated paraffins replace their cousins, which have been targeted by EPA?


EPA Yields Little on Chlorinated Paraffins

Lubes'n'Greases - November 18, 2015

The agency seems adamant that most chlorinated paraffins need to go away. A coalition of industry groups is gearing up t ...