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PRODUCT NAME                            Medicinal 180 VG 32



The product is a transparent, colourless, oily liquid, free from fluorescence by daylight, odourless or almost odourless and gives not more than a faint odour when heated.

The product is blended from stocks complying with both the British and European Pharmacopoeia Monographs and supplied under our Medicines Licence No. ML2021/01 in compliance with the requirements of the Medicines Act 1968 and in accordance with the rules and principles of good manufacturing. 



  • Medicinal, Pharmaceutical & Veterinary preparations
  • Cosmetic, toiletry & household preparations
  • Textile dressings
  • Plastics processing and blow moulding
  • Agriculture sprays & animal feed
  • Packaging & paper preservative and moisture repellent
  • As a lubricant on surfaces with which food has necessarily come into incidental contact during the course of preparation.



Characteristics                                  Method of Testing     Specification             

Solubility                                            BP*/EP**                   Complies

Acidity/Alkalinity                              BP*/EP**                   Complies

Relative Density @ 20 deg C             BP*/EP**                   0.835-0.861

Kinematic Viscosity @ 40 deg C       ASTM D445/IP71       30 -34 cSt

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons   BP*/EP**                   Pass

Readily Carbonisable Substances      BP*/EP**                   Pass

Solid Paraffins                                                BP*/EP**                   Pass

Shelf life – 3 years (unopened), from date of manufacture


* Mineral Hydrocarbon in food Regulations Stat. Inst. 1073 (1966) – Food and Drugs composition requires that no more than 0.2 parts by weight of mineral hydrocarbon per 100 parts by weight of the food shall be permitted.


The information contained herein is believed to be correct at the time of publication. No warranty expressed or implied is given concerning the accuracy of the information or the suitability of the product.      



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