Petroleum Jelly

Infinity Galaxy supplies petroleum jelly or vaseline in industrial, medical and cosmetic grades.

Petroleum jelly is a compound of mineral oils and waxes which form a semisolid jelly-like substance and is known as Vaseline in common use.

Medical grade of petroleum jelly has many uses such as healing burns and injuries, keeping the skin moist, curing skin rash and so on.

The cosmetic grade of this product is the most responsible agent in skincare products, creams, and makeup removals.

Both cosmetic and medical grades of vaseline have A grade and B grade with related specifications.

Industrial grade of petroleum jelly is a bit different from the others. Its color is yellow while the other grades color is white.

Industrial petroleum jelly is put to many uses such as coat corrosion-prone items, condition leather, moisten plastic, etc.

Petroleum jelly (vaseline) is highly recommended for those countries on the equator and tropical regions where have sunlight radiations.

 

Petroleum Jelly Specification

Characteristic IGPJ  140c+ IGPJ  140b+ IGPJ  140a+ IGPJ  240a IGPJ  300 IGPJ 400 METHOD
Kinematic viscosity 100 c 5.7-6.4 cst 5.3 -5.8 cst 5.2-5.5 cSt 5-5 .3 4.8-5.2 4.8-5.2 ASTM

D – 445

Congealing point 57-61 c 55-60 c 53-58 c 52-56 c 50-55 c 50-55 c ASTMD – 938
penetration consistency More than 130  (0.1 mm) More than 130  (0.1 mm) More than 130  (0.1 mm) More than 130  (0.1 mm) More than 130  (0.1 mm) More than 130  (0.1 mm) ASTMD – 938
   Color (Lovibond) Max 0.5Y Max 0.5Y Max 0.5Y Max 1.0Y Max 1.5Y More than 3.0Y IP-17 Method A 2’’ cel
Acidity or alkalinity According to test      method According to test      method According to test      method According to test      method According to test      method B.P2011
Polycyclic  aromatic hydrocarbons not more than absorbance of solution 6 mg/1 naphthalene in DMSO@278nm not more than absorbance of solution 6 mg/1 naphthalene in DMSO@278nm not more than absorbance of solution 6 mg/1 naphthalene in DMSO@278nm not more than absorbance of solution 6 mg/1 naphthalene in DMSO@278nm not more than absorbance of solution 6 mg/1 naphthalene in DMSO@278nm BP 2010
Drop melting     point 60-65 58-64 56-62 55-60 53-59 53-59 ASTM D-127
Sulphated ash Less than 0.05% Less than 0.05% Less than 0.05% Less than 0.05% Less than 0.05% BP 2010
Flash point Min 212 c Min 212 c Min 212 c Min 212 c Min 212 c Min 212 c ASTM D- 92
Specific gravity     @60 c 0.82-0.85 0.82-0.85 0.82-0.85 0.82-0.85 0.82-0.85 0.82-0.85 USP
Order Odor less when rubbed on hand Odor less when rubbed on hand Odor less when rubbed on hand Odor less when rubbed on hand Odor less when rubbed on hand