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Glycerine Product Applications

pillsGlycerine is the by-product from the splitting of natural oil fats during Fatty Acid production. The crude product from Fatty Acids production is further refined to give a Pharmaceutical Grade product of minimum 99.5% purity.

Glycerine BP provides a high standard of purity, safety, consistency, colour and excellent odour characteristics. Its uses are varied and range from cosmetics, toiletries and pharmaceutical applications to food emulsifiers and beverage, also as raw material in paints to impart the right flow properties, pour point and viscosity. It is one of the most versatile raw materials enjoying widespread use in the world wide chemical market.

Glycerine Grades available from H Foster:

  • Glycerine 99.5% (Vegetable) BP Grade

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Lanolin: A Key Ingredient Conform To PH Eur

Lanolin! One of the best emollients and moisturising ingredient nature has to offer. Sustainably sourced, highly purified and safe Lanis EP is this month our star product.


LANIS EP is ultra-pure, pharmaceutical grade anhydrous lanolin that conforms to the most recent edition of the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph Eur). It is an essentially water-free wool wax that contains less than 0.25% by weight of water (w/w). It is produced by refining and bleaching lanolin obtained in the wool-washing process.

LANIS EP is a yellow unctuous substance with a slight, pleasant odour. Presentation: 45kg drums.

LANIS EP gives creams an ointment-like, rich texture. It is an emollient, skin softening, moisturising and conditioning agent and is an effective vehicle for active substances. It can be used in skin care preparations for adults and babies as well as sunscreen, colour cosmetics, hair care, shaving and soap products.

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