Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Grade B+

Mostly used in creams and ointment for skin curing

No CHARACTERISTIC RESULT ACCEPTED LIMIT METHOD
1 Kinematic viscosity at 100 ˚C 4.7 cSt 4.5-6 cSt ASTM D-445
2 Congealing   Point 51 ˚C 50-54 ˚C ASTM D-938
3 Penetration Consistency 145 (0.1 mm ) 140-160 (0.1 mm ) ASTM D-937
4 Color (Lovibond ) 0.4 Y Max 0.5 Y IP-17 Method A 2 cell
5 Acidity or Alkalinity Passed According to test method B.P 2007
6 Odor Passed Odour less when rubbed on hand —-
7 Polycyclic aromatic Hydrocarbons Passed Not more than absorbance of solution 6mg/l Naphtalene in DMSO @ 278 nm B.P 2007