Mineral Oil also known as White Oil or Liquid Paraffin is a highly refined by-product of petroleum distillation. It is colourless, odourless, and has a practically unlimited shelf life.
This is Food grade Mineral Oil, meaning it is safe to use on equipment and machinery that might come into contact with food.
A key advantage it has over vegetable oils is its stability and consistency from batch to batch. It will not change whereas plant oils can change dramatically depending upon climate, plant health, harvesting and storage.