Petroleum Jelly


ARKO Snow White Petroleum Jelly (SWPJ) is a nearly odourless, tasteless, homogenous mixture of a high degree of purity of hydrogenated hydrocarbons.

ARKO Snow White Petroleum Jelly (SWPJ) is available in a wide range of grades to suit various applications.

Regulatory Information:

ARKO Snow White Petroleum Jellies (SWPJ) are manufactured in an FDA approved, GMP facility and meet the exacting specifications of US Pharmacopoeia (USP), British Pharmacopoeia (BP), European Pharmacopoeia (EP), Indian Pharmacopoeia (IP) and US FDA 21 CFR 172.880.


ARKO Snow White Petroleum Jellies (SWPJ) are used as base material in pharmaceutical, cosmetic, healthcare,
baby-care and personal care products, besides food processing and other industries.


No Characteristics Results
1 Description White Or Faintly Yellowish Translucent Soft Odourless, Tasteless.
2 Solubility Insoluble In Water And Alcohol, Soluble In Chloroform, Solvent Ether And Light Petroleum.
3 Melting Range oC Between 38 To 60.
4 U.V absorption of 1cm Layer of 0.05% w/v Soln. In ISO – octane at 290 nm Extinction, E=0.04 To 0.1 (Limit Max 0.5)
5 Acidity Or Alkalinity Passes The Test As Per B.P/ USP