liquid paraffin


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liquid paraffin

a colourless almost tasteless oily liquid obtained by petroleum distillation and used as a laxative
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The constituents of this hair dye include PPD (4%), resorcinol, propylene glycol, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, sodium liquid paraffin, sodium lauryl sulphate, preservatives and perfumes.
There after thorough lubrication with liquid paraffin (as required), a manual examination was done.
Uniform rate of 10% levied on Liquid paraffin (PCT code 2710.
But seed soaked before sowing for 24 hours in liquid paraffin - you can get it from your local pharmacy - has proved to be less susceptible to mice attack.
The plant will produce motor gasoline, light diesel oil, fuel oil, liquefied petroleum gas, passing the dry gas and liquid paraffin.
Their products are free of harsh sulfates, parabens, petroleum, mineral oil, liquid paraffin and artificial dyes.
Suspecting this to be a case of myiasis liquid paraffin solution was poured over the lesion and after a minute the lesion was compressed from both sides.
The volatile oil is selected from the cyclopentasiloxane, methicone, dimethicone, C8-20 isoparaffin, propylene carbonate, polydecene, liquid paraffin, and a combination thereof, and the pulverulent body is selected from the group consisting of iron oxide, titanium oxide, zinc oxide, talc, silica, nylon powder and a combination thereof.
Later Carboniferous volcanic action caused intrusions of igneous rock that produced sufficient heat to distil kerogen out of the shale that condensed into small pockets of solid wax and liquid paraffin in cavities and fissures of the oil-shale beds at the boundaries with the intrusions [3].
He said a broken bottle filled with the inflammable liquid paraffin was found inside the compound of St Louis Catholic Church.
A product consisting of calcitriol as active ingredient, and liquid paraffin, white soft paraffin and alpha-tocopherol as carriers was authorised in the UK in December 2001.