Cosmetic Grade B

Petroleum jelly (Vaseline ) for cosmetic use and quite suitable for it

The only difference with grade A is the color which is snow  white instead of extra snow white

No CHARACTERISTIC RESULT ACCEPTED LIMIT METHOD
1 Kinematic viscosity at 100 ˚C 5.8 cSt 4.5-6 cSt ASTM D-445
2 Congealing Point 55.5 ˚C 50-54 ˚C ASTM D-938
3 Penetration Consistency 137 (0.1 mm ) 130-150 (0.1 mm) ASTM D-937
4 Color (Lovibond) 1.1 Y Max 1.1 Y IP-17 Method A 2 cell
5 Acidity or Alkalinity Passed According to test method B.P 2007
6 Polycyclic aromatic Hydrocarbons Passed Not more than absorbance of solution 6 mg/l Naphtalene in DMSO@278 nm  

 

B.P 2007

7 Light Absorbance of 0.05% w/v in trimetyl pentane 290 nm 0.13  

Not more than 0.5

 

B.P 2007

8 Odor Passed Odour less when rubbed on hand