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What is vaseline pharma,cosmetics and industrial grade?

Vaseline pharma, cosmetics and industrial grade  is the name of a popular brand of petroleum jelly, It is a mixture of mineral oils and waxes that are easily spreadable. And generally used in cosmetics ,medical, industrial due to the healing properties of it.

Physical properties of vaseline

Vaseline pharma, cosmetics and industrial grade is a mixture of hydrocarbons with a melting point that depends on the exact proportion. In case the melting point is typically between 40 and 70 C ( 105 and 160 F), In other words Vaseline is flammable only when heated to liquid; then the fumes , not the liquid itself, will burn, so a wick material such as leaves, bark or small twigs is required to ignite the vaseline  .

As well as vaseline colorless(or pale yellow when not highly distilled) , translucent and devoid of taste and odor when pure. It doesn’t oxidize when exposed to air and it not immediately affected by chemical reagents.

Vaseline insoluble in water, And also It is soluble in dichloromethane  , chloroform, benzene, diethyl ether, carbon disulfide and turpentine. Petroleum jelly acts as a plasticizer on polypropylene (PP) , but is compatible with most other plastic ( citations needed).

Due to vaseline is semi-solid , it keeps its shape forever like a solid substance, but although it does not flow by itself, it can be forced to take the shape of the container it is in without breaking down lol a liquid.

Chemical properties of vaseline

Vaseline pharma, cosmetics and industrial grade is a white, yellow or light amber colored semi-solid oily substance. It’s transparent when thin layered, slightly fluorescent. It is insoluble in water , almost insoluble in cold or hot ethanol and cold  anhydrous ethanol.

Petroleum jelly soluble in ether, hexane and most volatile or non-volatile oil; it’s readily soluble in benzene, carbon disulfide, chloroform and turpentine.

Information on basic physical and chemical properties

Physical statePaste
ColorColorless
Melting point/freezing pointMelting point/range: 51-71 c at 1.013 hPa
Initial boiling point and boiling range360-732c at 1.013 hPa
Flash  point180-256c
ViscosityViscosity, kinematic:3-30 mm2/s at 100c
Chemical stabilityStable under recommended storage conditions

Sanitary Vaseline

Vaseline pharma, cosmetics and industrial grade sold in different forms and packages in the market, whether it is pure or in combination with additives in the form of lotion, ointment, cream, or solid, it is produced by different companies.  Its packaging will be different and depends mostly on its use in health and cosmetic purposes.

Vaseline is classified into three categories in terms of color and chemical and type of used in products

What is Vaseline cosmetics grade?

Vaseline cosmetics grade is made by the waxy petroleum material that formed on oil rigs and distilling it . It consists  predominantly of saturated crystalline and liquid hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C25.The lighter and thinner oil-based products make up Vaseline also known as white petrolatum , no smell, or simpleton as petroleum ,which a semisolid jelly-like substance.

is obtained from the purification of heavy petroleum oils, which is the residue of distillation at 360 degree shear.

Vaseline cosmetics and industrial grade

Usage (application)of Vaseline  cosmetics grade

  • For skin and hair care
  • Product care and protection
  • For Coating
  • Help for pet paws
  • Heal minor skin scrapes and burns
  • Moisturize face, hand and more
  • Prevent diaper rash
  • Remove eye makeup
  • Save split ends
  • Use as lube for stuck objects

Analysis of cosmetics grade

CharacteristicResultAccepted limitMethod
Kinematic viscosity at 100C6.2cSt6-8 cStASTM D-445
Congealing point57.5C54-58 CASTM D-938
Penetration consistency147(0.1 mm)140-160(0.1mm)ASTM D-937
Color (lovibond)0.7 YMax 0,7 YIP-17 Method A2 cell
Acidity or AlkalinityPassedAccording to test methodB.P 2007
OdorPassedOdorless when rubbed on hand____

Packing of cosmetic grade

Vaseline cosmetic grade is packed in new or second hand 180 kg drums , Iso tank , flexi tanks. Each 20 foot container takes 110 drum . used drums are not good for loading cosmetic Vaseline only new plastic or steel drums can be loaded by cosmetic

What is Vaseline industrial grade?

Vaseline industrial grade, which is sometimes called petrolatum, is due to the presence of paraffin in its structure. its when extracted, is a semi-transparent and semi-solid substance containing hydrocarbons.

You can also find yellow or brown vaseline in the market, Light does not pass through Vaseline and it has a slight fluorescence, especially if it is melted.

It is odorless and tasteless, but often when they heat it, a little smell can be smelled from it. If a small amount of it is removed with a rod, it will be stretched as a string.

Vaseline specific gravity at 20 degrees Celsius is 0.830 to 0.900 and it melts at 38 to 42 degrees.  Between 360 and 445 degrees, it is distilled and converted into solid, liquid and gas hydrocarbons.  In water, ethyl alcohol and glycerin are insoluble, and they dissolve in a mixture of one part of ether or chloroform and half of gasoline with carbon disulfide.

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Uses (application)of Vaseline industrial grade

Product care and protection covering because Vaseline serves as an excellent and inexpensive water repellent, it can be used to coat corrosion-prone items such as metallic trinkets, non-stainless steel knives and gun barrels prior to storage.

Usually definitely every three months (after regular cleaning) the wheels be coated with it.

It’s used to soften and protect smooth leather goods such as bicycle saddles, book, motorcycle clothing, and is used to shine patent leather shoes (when applied in a thin coat and then lightly polished).

This product is used as part of a mixture of hydrocarbons, including those with greater ( paraffin wax)and less ( mineral oil) molecular weights , to moisten modeling clay that is not drying like plasticine.

In transmission lines, split tees that are installed for HOT TAP operations or valves whose polyurethane insulation is damaged or cannot be buried, one of the best options is to use petroleum with a 4-layer system with Rock shield tape be.

In faucets or equipment that need periodic repairs and services.  The most effective and least expensive method is to use petroleum coating.

Using this coating while preventing corrosion for a long period of time will not limit periodic inspections and repairs because this coating has never hardened and can be easily opened and closed again.

Vaseline Can be used to coat the inner walls of terrariums to prevent animals from crawling out and escaping.

  •  lubricate zippers and slide rulers.
  •  As a light lubricating grease and also as an anti-stick assembly grease.
  • As a mold release agent for plaster molds and castings
  • It is a useful ingredient when incorporated into wax candle formulas.
  •  In lubricant compounds
  • A waterproofing cream in the leather industry.
  • Surface cleaning
  • And also it can be used to finish and protect wood, such as mineral oil polish.

Analysis of industrial grade

CharacteristicAccepted limitMethod
Kinematic viscosity at 100C4.5-6cStASTM D-445
Congealing point54-58 CASTM D-938
Penetration consistency110-159(0.1mm)ASTM D-937
Color (lovibond)Max 1.7 YIP-17 Method A33 cell
Acidity or AlkalinityAccording to test methodB.P 2007

Packing of  industrial grade

This grade is packed in new or second hand 180 kg drums , ISO tank , flexi tanks. Each 20 foot container takes 110 drummed Vaseline . for more loading capacity some times Iso tank or flexi tank is used . in flexi tank 20 MT net Vaseline can be loaded . in Iso tank 22 MT net it can be loaded .

What is pharma grade?

Vaseline medical grade also is a mixture of mineral oils and waxes that together lock moisture in skin ,moisturizing it to repair and relieve dryness.

With no color or odor , chemical inertness, semi-solid , lipophilic property and good adhesion properties, it can be used in conditioner, eye cream, lipstick, wax matrix, etc .suitable for the production of substrates.

While medical of this product can be widely used as an ointment matrix, as its compatible with almost all drugs without modification.

Hydrophilic Vaseline is an ointment base with strong permeability, stability and small excitation.

In addition, it can be compatible with liquid drugs or aqueous drug solutions due to its absorb ability.

Vaseline pharma grade

Usage (application) of medical grade

Usually all over the world used Vaseline as protect and heal dry skin, cracked hands to hard skin on heals, for beauty purposes like softening the lips or highlighting the cheekbones. Its for repair the skin and used for preventing diaper rash,

  • Skin medicine
  • Ointment
  • Bandages
  • Eye drugs

Analysis of Vaseline (pharma) grade

CharacteristicResultAccepted limitMethod
Kinematic viscosity at 100C6.1 cSt6-8 cStASTM D-445
Congealing point57C45-58 CASTM D-938
Penetration consistency157(0.1 mm)140-160(0.1mm)ASTM D-937
Color (lovibond)0.2 YMax 0,5 YIP-17 Method A2 cell
Acidity or AlkalinityPassedAccording to test methodB.P 2007
OdorPassedOdorless when rubbed on hand____
Polycyclic aromatic HydrocarbonsPassed

Not more than absorbance of solution 6mg/l

Naphthalene in DMSO @ 278 nm

B.P 2007

Packing of medical grade

Vaselin medical grade is packed in new or second hand 180 kg drums used drums is not suggested for Vaseline loading since it is so sensitive and should be quite pure and healthy without any impurity which will be dangerous for human being just new steel or plastic drum with sealed door is used for Pharma Vaseline , ISO tank , flexi tanks. Each 20 foot container takes 110