What Are The Top 5 Myths About White Mineral Oil?


What Are The Top 5 Myths About White Mineral Oil? An unassuming chemical comprised of a mere two atoms, carbon and hydrogen, mineral oil finds itself the center of a maelstrom of myths, which target the compound with an eye on discrediting the chemical in the popular consciousness. Like the vast majority of myths [...]

What Are The Top 5 Myths About White Mineral Oil?2019-12-06T15:34:14+00:00

Truly Natural


Truly Natural In the past decades, extensive research has been conducted to measure the safety and effectiveness of mineral oil and petrolatum. Most of us take for granted that the products we apply to our skin every day are safe and effective. For the vast majority of cosmetics and topical drugs, that is the [...]

Truly Natural2019-12-06T15:36:16+00:00

The Importance of FDA registration


The Importance of FDA registration The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It consists of the Office of the Commissioner and four directorates overseeing the core functions of the agency: Medical Products and Tobacco, Foods and Veterinary Medicine, Global Regulatory Operations and Policy, [...]

The Importance of FDA registration2020-08-13T14:21:22+00:00

Petrolatum and Regulatory Requirements


Petrolatum and Regulatory Requirements Petrolatum has been around since 1872.1 More common names for this material are petroleum jelly or Vaseline® (a registered trademark of Unilever).  It has evolved from a relatively impure waxy substance to the highly refined product that we know today. Petrolatum is used in hundreds of different applications that range from [...]

Petrolatum and Regulatory Requirements2019-12-06T15:41:47+00:00

Sprayable Gels for Sun Care Applications


Sprayable Gels for Sun Care Applications Anhydrous bases for spray-on suntan preparations are frequently used due to their innate water resistance and moisturization. These benefits can be enhanced with thickened anhydrous bases; however, these materials have historically exhibited instability and poor spray ability. This article will discuss a novel thickening technology that enables gelled [...]

Sprayable Gels for Sun Care Applications2019-12-06T15:44:15+00:00

The Importance of REACH Compliance


The Importance of REACH Compliance This letter is confirms the details by Penreco’s aim to uphold REACH regulations. REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals) of the European Union aims to improve the protection of human health and the environment through the better and earlier identification of the intrinsic properties of chemical substances. [...]

The Importance of REACH Compliance2020-06-26T17:27:11+00:00

Penreco Regulatory Letter


Penreco Regulatory Letter 01 January 2017 To Our Valued Customers, This general regulatory letter is in regard to the following Calumet Penreco products: Mineral Oils USP and NF     Technical Mineral Oils     Petrolatum USP and White Petrolatum USP (Including Ointment Bases)     Mineral Jellies FDA Registration Calumet Penreco plants in Karns City, PA [...]

Penreco Regulatory Letter2019-12-06T15:47:31+00:00
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