Hydrophilic Petrolatum
» Prepare Hydrophilic Petrolatum as follows:
Cholesterol 30 g
Stearyl Alcohol 30 g
White Wax 80 g
White Petrolatum 860 g
To make 1000 g
Melt the Stearyl Alcohol and White Wax together on a steam bath, then add the Cholesterol, and stir until completely dissolved. Add the White Petrolatum, and mix. Remove from the bath, and stir until the mixture congeals.
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