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Density for petrolatum ranges from 0.77 to 0.96 g/cm3 at 15°C

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The density range for petrolatum ranges from 0.77 to 0.96 g/cm3at 15°C. The density for petrolatum was reported to be 0.865 -886 g/cm3at 15°C (CONCAWE, 2010a). The density was determined according to the EN ISO 12185 and ASTM D 4052 methods. Additionally, a density range of 0.77 to 0.96 g/cm3at 15°C was reported for petrolatum by the European Wax Federation (EWF, 1990).