Petroleum Jelly

Colour: white

Appearance: White or almost white ,translucent,soft unctuous mass

EINECS NO.:232-315-6

Melting point:70-80℃(ASTM D 127)

Boiling point:322℃

Flash point;198℃

Grade: medical grade;cosmetic grade;

Feature: Intensively Moisture and Nourish

Application: skin care

Place of origin: Tianjin ,China

Brand Name: uni-bright


1.White Petroleum Jelly is completely purified mixture of semi-solid hydrocarbons obtained from by-product of petroleum refining, and wholly or nearly decolorized. Petroleum Jelly is odorless and colorless and it has an inherently long shelf life. These qualities make Petroleum Jelly a popular ingredient in skincare products and cosmetics.

2.Petroleum Jelly serves two functions: Firstly, it protects skin from the effects of weather and exposure. Secondly, it forms an occlusive barrier to the natural water loss of our skin.

3.Specifications :
Appearance White or almost white ,translucent,soft unctuous mass,slightly fluorescent in daylight when melted. complies
Solubility Practically insoluble in water, slightly soluble in methylene chloride,practically insoluble in ethanol(96%) and in glycerol. Complies
Density 0.81-0.88 0.83
Identification First identification  A,B,D 

Second identification A,C,D

A.Drop point:between 35℃and 70℃ and doesn’t differ by more than 5℃ from the value stated on the label.

B.IR:comparable to reference standard.

C. Chemical test: the solid upper layer is violet-pink or brown.


Acidity or alkalinity Not more than 0.5ml of 0.01M NaOH complies
Cone penetration(0.1mm) 130-210 140
UV Light Absorption Not more than0.5 0.21
Drop point ℃ 35-70 54.5
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons(UV-VIS Spectrophotometry At no wavelength in the range 260nm to 420nm does the absorbance of the test solution exceed that of the reference solution at 278nm complies
Foreign organic matter Heat 1g until fumes appear,No acrid odor is evolved Complies
Sulphated ash Not more than 0.05% 0.015%
  1. 170KGS milds steel drum
  2. 190KGS HDPE drum
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