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Yellow Soft Paraffin Ph. Eur.

Yellow Soft Paraffin Ph. Eur.

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Yellow Soft Paraffin Ph. Eur.

PRODUCT: Yellow Soft Paraffin BP / Ph. Eur. [Yellow Petroleum Jelly]

GRADES: Regular, Surgical.

INTRODUCTION:

Yellow Soft Paraffin Ph. Eur. is an ointment-like homogenous, highly refined semi solid which conforms to European Pharmacopoeia [Ph. Eur.] specifications. It exhibits very good lubricity properties, moisture loss resistance to lotions, creams, ointments etc. and is used as a vehicle in ointments & other formulations in pharmaceutical / cosmetic industry. Our Petroleum Jellies are stable to light & oxidation and keeps good structure during processing. This product is treated for harmful polycyclic aromatic impurities and it passes the Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon test along with other purity norms in the Pharmacopoeia and complies to all the Regulatory requirements as per the European commission. This Ph. Eur. grade material is widely used by formulators exporting to Africa and Regulatory markets in Europe.

TYPICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Translucent, odourless, when rubbed on skin and tasteless. It is soluble in Chloroform and solvent ether, but is insoluble in Alcohol and Water. It has a smooth long-fibred structure.

APPLICATION:

Yellow Soft Paraffin Ph. Eur. finds varied applications in ointments, pain balms, skin creams, eye ointments, dermatological formulations and special cosmetic creams in the Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic & Herbal Products Industry. Surgical grade Petroleum Jelly is used in gauze dressings.

TYPICAL PROPERTIES: CHARACTERS:

Sr. no.

Characteristic

Specification

1

Colour

Pale - yellow to Yellow

2

Appearance

Complies

3

Solubility

Complies

 

 

IDENTIFICATION:

Ref. alphabet

Identification

Specification

A

Drop point

40 °C - 60 °C

C


Complies

D

Appearance

Complies

 

 

TESTS:

Sr. no.

Test

Specification

1

Acidity or alkalinity

Complies

2

Consistency at 25 °C (0.1 mm) *

100 - 300

3

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Complies

4

Sulphated ash

Not more than 0.05%

Testing methods as per European Pharmacopoeia.

This product complies as per ICH Q3C (R4) guidelines for Residual solvents.

Consistency can be adjusted as per customer requirement

 

PACKING: 170 kg Open mouth drums.