Detailed Product Description
PRODUCT:WHITE SOFT PARAFFIN I.P./ PETROLEUM JELLY/ PETROLATUMS
GRADE SNOWWHITE, VAPORALATUM, FIBROLATUM (ULTIMO), OPTHALMIC
INTRODUCTION: The pharmaceutical gradeJellies are super white, highly refined semi solids & conform to IndianPharmacopoeia, I.P. 1996 specifications. These are manufactured from highlyrefined hydro- refined mineral oils & imported waxes & are white,translucent, odourless, when cold & rubbed on skin & tasteless. Theseare Soluble in Chloroformand solvent ether, but are Insoluble in Alcohol and Ether & are unctuous to touch & retain their character. They exhibit very good lubricity properties & are usedas a vehicle in ointments for active ingredients in pharmaceutical &cosmetic industry.
APPLICATION: RegularGrade Snow White Petroleum Jelly finds varied applications in ointments, painbalms, capsules, cosmetic creams & lotions. Opthalmic Grade Petroleum Jellyis used in eye ointments, Eye Applicaps & special cosmetic creams, whereasVaporolatum Grade is used in high end skin creams, ointments & Vapor rub(VICKS Type) applications, because of its lustrous long fibrous structure. Thetechnical grades Petroleum Jellies are used in manufacture of Rust Preventives& Coating Compounds, Rubber Products, as a Lubricant in Fire Arms, Lubricationof Battery Terminals, as a Softener during processing of Rubber Products,Stationery Products like Carbon Paper, Printing Inks , Offset &Lithographic Printing inks etc.
TYPICALPROPERTIES: (PHARMA GRADE)
- Solubility : Complies
- Acidity & Alkalinity : Complies
- Fixed Oils, Fats and Rosins : Complies
- Sulphated Ash : Less than 0.1% ( Passes )
- Consistency @25 C : 100 to 300
- Melting Point : 38 to 56 °C
- Foreign Organic Matter : Complies
- Reactions : Complies
- Light Absorption of 0.05% w/v : NMT 0.5
solution In Iso Octane at240 - 290 nm
PACKING : 170 Kgs M.S. open mouth Barrels /Small Packing as required.