The Liquid Paraffin is offered in IP and BP grades It is basically a mineral oil, functional as a fuel. This is a oily product, which is transparent as well as colorless. This is a non-aromatic and tasteless compound, which emits a slightly unpleasant petroleum odor. It does not get easily dissolved in the glycerol, water or cold ethanol, but is soluble in chloroform, benzene, hot ethanol and ether. Liquid Paraffin is a non-conductive coolant, utilized in many electrical systems. This fluid also works as a hydraulic fluid in various machines. The lubricant also has relevance in the textiles industry. Capable to clean tars, cements and industrial paints, this is no irritating to the skin.
1) In pharmaceutical, it suffices as an optimum quality stool softener, which eliminates constipation.
2) Provides relieve in infrequent constipation as well as various skin conditions.
3) As a topical medicine, it can deal with many allergies.
4) Used to soften the ear wax and thus prevent ear pain.