The product is a transparent, colourless, oily liquid, free from fluorescence by daylight, odourless or almost odourless and gives not more than a faint odour when heated.
The product is blended from stocks complying with both the British and European Pharmacopoeia Monographs and supplied under our Medicines Licence No. ML2021/01 in compliance with the requirements of the Medicines Act 1968 and in accordance with the rules and principles of good manufacturing.
- Medicinal, Pharmaceutical & Veterinary preparations
- Cosmetic, toiletry & household preparations
- Textile dressings
- Plastics processing and blow moulding
- Agriculture sprays & animal feed
- Packaging & paper preservative and moisture repellent
- As a lubricant on surfaces with which food has necessarily come into incidental contact during the course of preparation.
Characteristics Method of Testing Specification
Solubility BP*/EP** Complies
Acidity/Alkalinity BP*/EP** Complies
Relative Density @ 20 deg C BP*/EP** 0.835-0.861
Dynamic Viscosity @ 20 deg C ASTM D445 31
Kinematic Viscosity @ 40 deg C ASTM D445/IP71 14.0 – 17.0
Viscosity @ 37.8 degrees C –SUS ASTM D445 85
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons BP*/EP** Pass
Readily Carbonisable Substances BP*/EP** Pass
Solid Paraffins BP*/EP** Pass
Shelf life – 3 years (unopened), from date of manufacture
* Mineral Hydrocarbon in food Regulations Stat. Inst. 1073 (1966) – Food and Drugs composition requires that no more than 0.2 parts by weight of mineral hydrocarbon per 100 parts by weight of the food shall be permitted.
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