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Penreco® Petrolatums

Petrolatums for your cosmetic, personal care, food, pharmaceutical, and industrial applications

Petrolatum and white petrolatum are available in multiple viscosity and consistency ranges and are uniquely suitable for your cosmetic, personal care, food, and pharmaceutical formulations. Petrolatums can function as carriers, emollients, lubricants, base ingredients, binders, protective coatings, plasticizers, waterproofing, release agents and softeners. Petrolatums are also recognized by the FDA as an over-the-counter (OTC) “skin protectant”. Through Univar Solutions, Calumet offers Penreco® petrolatums and white petrolatums that meet your highest standards.

Characteristics

  • CAS # 8009-03-8
  • Non-comedogenic
  • Biodegradable
  • Not animal tested
  • Petrolatum is included on the TSCA Inventory
  • USP grades are stabilized with less than 20 ppm food-grade butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT)

USP petrolatums available

  • Royal
  • Blond
  • Amber

Mineral jellies available

  • Mineral Jelly No. 5
  • Mineral Jelly No. 10
  • Mineral Jelly No. 15
  • Mineral Jelly No. 20

USP white petrolatums available

  • Ultima
  • Super
  • Snow
  • Regent
  • Lily

Technical petrolatums available

  • Red
  • 3070
  • 1180 Industrial

Ointment bases available

  • Ointment Base No. 4
  • Ointment Base No. 6
  • Ointment Base No. 8

Applications

Beauty & personal care

Creams & lotions, petroleum jellies, hair products, lip balms, makeup, adsorption bases

Food

Animal feed supplements, coatings for fruits & vegetables, food packaging materials

Pharmaceuticals

Ophthalmic ointments, topical ointments, dental adhesives, petroleum gauzes

Coatings, adhesives, sealants, & elastomers

External PVC lubricants, rubber processing aids, printing inks

Lubricants

General purpose lubricants

Miscellaneous

Carbon papers, buffing & polishing compounds, corrosion preventatives, modeling clays, shoe polishes, solder pasts/welding, candles

 

Univar Solutions is the premier petrolatum distributor in the USA and Canada

  • Vast network of 150+ wholly owned facilities with bulk tank, rail car, blending, and packaging infrastructure
  • Efficient private fleet with dedicated drivers servicing local regions
  • Partnership with world class suppliers, such as Calumet Refining
  • Experienced sales force with broad product and market knowledge

 

Penreco® is a registered trademark of Calumet Refining, LLC (“Calumet”), which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.

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