The pharmaceutical grade Jellies are super white, highly refined semi solids & conform to Indian Pharmacopoeia, I.P. 1996 specifications. These are manufactured from highly refined hydro- refined mineral oils & imported waxes & are white, translucent, odourless, when cold & rubbed on skin & tasteless. These are Soluble in Chloroform and solvent ether, but are Insoluble in Alcohol and Ether & are unctuous to touch & retain their character. They exhibit very good lubricity properties & are used as a vehicle in ointments for active ingredients in pharmaceutical & cosmetic industry.
Regular Grade Snow White Petroleum Jelly finds varied applications in ointments, pain balms, capsules, cosmetic creams & lotions. Opthalmic Grade Petroleum Jelly is used in eye ointments & special cosmetic creams, whereas Vaporolatum Grade is used in high end skin creams, ointments & Vapor rub (VICKS Type) applications, because of its lustrous long fibrous structure. The technical grades Petroleum Jellies are used in manufacture of Rust Preventives & Coating Compounds, Rubber Products, as a Lubricant in Fire Arms, Lubrication of Battery Terminals, as a Softener during processing of Rubber Products, Stationery Products like Carbon Paper, Printing Inks , Offset & Lithographic Printing inks etc.
|EASTTO PETROLEUM JELLY IP|
|Acidity & Alkalinity||Complies||Complies|
|Fixed Oils, Fats and Rosins||Complies||Complies|
|Sulphated Ash||Less than 0.1% ( Passes )||Less than 0.1% ( Passes )|
|Consistency @25 C||100 to 300||100 to 300|
|Melting Point||38 to 56 °C||38 to 56 °C|
|Foreign Organic Matter||Complies||Complies|
|Light Absorption of 0.05% w/v : NMT 0.5 solution In Iso Octane at 240 – 290 nm|
|Congealing Point ºC||D 938||57 – 53||57 – 53|
|Consistency @ 25ºC, 1/10 mm||D – 217/ D -+ 937||100 to 200||200 to 300|
|Light Absorption at 290 mm||Less than 0.75||Less than 0.75|
|Drop Melting Point 0C||D 559||42 – 50||42 – 50|
170 Kgs. M.S. Top Open Barrels