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VARA® A

Technical DataSheet | Supplied by Sasol in-cosmetics global 2018

Petrolatum. VARA® A by Sasol acts as an emollient and consistency regulator. It is an ointment-like homogeneous mixture of hydrogenated, high-purity, predominantly saturated hydrocarbons. It protects skin from dehydration. It contains an antioxidant for stability. VARA® A 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. It meets PAH, Ph.Eur. and ICH (CPMP/ICH/283/95) regulations.

VARA® A Product details

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INCI Names
PETROLATUM
CAS Number
8009-03-8
EINECS/ELINCS No:
232-373-2
Appearance
Solid, semi
Odor
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Product Status
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Regulatory Status
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VARA® A Properties

Property

Value & Unit
Test Condition
Test Method
Lovibond color yellow, IP 17/52, mod.
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Congealing point, ASTM D938
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Cone penetration/ consistency @ 25°C, ASTM D937
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Kinetic viscosity @ 100°C, ASTM D7042
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Drop point, Ph.Eur. 2.2.17/B
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Sulphated ash, Ph.Eur.
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Last edited Jul 4, 2018
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