Vaseline

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INCI name

  • Petrolatum,

Alternative names

  • Vaseline,
  • Gelbes Vaselin,
  • Paraffin, Gelbes,
  • Paraffinum Flavum,
  • Vaselinum Flavum,
  • weiße Vaseline,
  • weißes Vaselin,
  • White Soft Paraffin,
  • weisse Vaseline,

Origin

  • chemical,

Definition

  • Petrolatum. A complex combination of hydrocarbons obtained as a semi-solid from dewaxing paraffinic residual oil. It consists predominantly of saturated crystalline and liquid hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly greater than C25,

INCI function

  • antistatic,
  • emulsion stabilising,

Characteristics

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CAS-No.

  • 8009-03-8,

EINECS/EILINCS-No.

  • 232-373-2,

Studies, literature and statements