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Cosmetics Ingredients
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Cosmetics Ingredients
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Technical Datasheet | Supplied by Sasol in-cosmetics global 2020
Petrolatum. MERKUR 500 USP by Sasol acts as a carrier for active ingredients and emollient. It is an ointment-like homogeneous mixture of high-purity, hydrogenated, predominantly saturated hydrocarbons. It contains an anti-oxidant for stability. It protects skin from dehydration and reduces desiccation. MERKUR 500 USP is used as base material for creams, ointments and hair care agents as well as the main constituent of skin care creams, baby care, hand-cleaning pastes, body lotions, hand and skin creams and eye make-up. Meets USP, Ph.Eur., PAH, ICH (CPMP/ICH/283/95) and Cosmetics Europe Recommendation No. 14 (oral & lip care).
  • Emollients
  • Solvents & Carriers > Others
  • Waxes / Consistency Factors > Blends / Combinations
  • protections
  • moisturizing
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