Lanolin, USP

Lanolin, USP

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Description: Lanolin, USP also called Adeps Lanae, wool wax or wool grease, is a yellow waxy substance secreted by the sebaceous glands of wool-bearing animals. Most lanolin used by humans comes from domestic sheep. Lanolin is also frequently, but incorrectly, referred to as ‘Wool Fat’ by many of the world’s pharmacopoeia even though it has been known for more than 150 years that lanolin is devoid of glycerides and is in fact a wax, not a fat.

Lanolin USP is Refined to it's purest form

Lanolin is often used as a raw material for producing cholecalciferol (vitamin D3). Lanolin is often used by baseball players to soften and break in their baseball gloves (shaving cream that contains lanolin is popularly used for this). Anhydrous lanolin is also used as a lubricant for brass instrument tuning slides. Lanolin can also be restored to woolen garments to make them waterproof, such as for cloth diaper covers.

This Lanolin, USP is very thick that is NOT pourable, it has to be melted down to use.

 

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  • Which is the price per drum? and How many pounds per drum?

    Hello, We currently offer only the 10lb in store. We could offer a special quantity which would be the 39.7lb of lanolin USP(18kg) the price of this would be $304.92 this price does not include shipping. If this is something you'd be interested in we would be more than happy to calculate your shipping cost!  We do not sell this item in a drum unfortunately.
    Contact us (630)262-2522. If you have any further questions! Thank you for your inquiry! -P.E.S Team

  • What are the ingredients?

     Our lanolin is a USP grade high quality purified lanolin derived from sheeps wool. Hope this answers your question!