petrolatum


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a semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum

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In collaboration with AAK, we fulfilled a need in the market for a base emollient that provides both protection and biofunctional skin health benefits that consumers demand in mass and masstige personal care products," said Sonneborn Product Line Manager for Petrolatum and Vegetable Emollients Maureen Iannucci.
a) minimal solvent loss: Petrolatum is a solid at room temperature but melts at around 60[degrees]C.
Resolute Oil, LLC, a League City, TX-based processing marketer of specialty hydrocarbon products, has announced a formal exclusive distributing arrangement with the European producer of high quality USP and technical grade petrolatums.
Currently, the Petrolatum Tapes have been released and future products will be added.
While petrolatum and zinc oxide barriers are still used for the management of heavy incontinence, the dimethicone barriers are effective without the sticky, gooey feel of zinc oxide and petrolatum products.
For the study, one-third of the children were treated with Vicks VapoRub, one-third with Equate petrolatum ointment, and one-third with nothing.
An agreement signed five years ago between Ethiopian Petroleum Enterprise, a state owned and sole importer of fuel, and Sudan Petrolatum, now Ethiopia's sole benzine supplier, was to expire this year.
US chemicals group Chemtura Corporation (PINK:CEMJQ) said Friday it has finalised the divestment of its natural sodium sulfonates and oxidised petrolatum products business to high-purity specialty hydrocarbons producer Sonneborn.
They are compatible with a broad range of lipophilic products such as mineral oil, petrolatum, esters, and lipophilic sun filters, and can be incorporated into the oil phase of emulsions and easily dispersed into hydrogels.
Jason products are rich in plant extracts and contain no parabens, mineral oils, petrolatum and no sodium lauryl sulphate.
Mineral oil or liquid petrolatum is a by-product in the distillation of petroleum to produce gasoline.
Treatment includes use of any over-the-counter petrolatum occlusive ointment, avoidance of wet-dry cycles, and wearing leather shoes and sandals instead of shoe boots and sports shoes.
The use of topical triple-antibiotic ointments significantly decreases infection rates in minor contaminated wounds compared with a petrolatum control.
Thinkhappy Organic Surge is a fun range of bath and body goodies free from unnecessary chemicals, harsh preservatives, antioxidants, petrolatum or animal-derived ingredients.
Superior to conventional petrolatum in insulating performance, the oil has lower viscosity with an excellent cooling effect, making it possible for use in large-capacity converters, as well as contributing to the downsizing of such converters.