Yellow Petroleum Jelly

homogenous, highly refined semi solid

yellow petroleum jelly

Yellow Petroleum Jelly is an ointment-like homogenous, highly refined semi solid. It exhibits very good lubricity properties, excellent moisture loss resistance and is used as a vehicle in ointments & other formulations in pharmaceutical / cosmetic industry. It adds lubricity and resistance to moisture lotions, ointments and hand cleaning products.

End Uses

It has a wide variety of uses. It is an ingredient for many products. It is used for milking fatty formulations. It’s most important properties include melting point, consistency, fiber length and color.

As a raw material in the pharmaceutical industry.
To manufacture lipsticks in the cosmetic industry.
In the preparation of ointments and veterinary medicines.
As a machinery lubricant and anticorrosive in the metal mechanic industry.
In the leather industry.
In the handcraft Industry.
In the rubber industry.
In the textile, cotton fabrics industry.
In the paper, carton, ink, crayons, clay industry.

Specifications
CHARACTERISTIC SPECIFICATION
Description Yellow translucent soft mass odourless,
testeless.
Solubility Insoluble in water and
alchohol
Melting
Range °C
Between 42 to 55
U.V.
Absorption of 1 cm
E=0.2 to 0.6
Layer
of 0.05% w/v Soln. In IS-octane at 290
nm
(Limit Max. 0.9)
Acidity
or Alkalinity
Passes
Sulphated Ash 0.08%
Consistency at 25°C Between 150 to 180 (Limit 100 to
300)
ADDITIONAL TESTS  
Specific Gravity at 60°C
Volatile Matter
Organic
Acid
Bleeding Number
Carbonisable impurities
Uses In Pharmaceutical &
Cosmetic
Packings Net 170 kg / 50 kg / 150 kg in MS Drums and
Tins