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L7387 Sigma-Aldrich

Lanolin

Synonym: Wool Grease, Wool Wax, Wool fat

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Lipids, Other Lipid Related Products, Other Lipids & Mixtures of Lipids
Quality Level   100
autoignition temp.   833 °F

Description

Application

Lanolin has been used as a constituent of VALAP (Vaseline, lanolin, paraffin) to stabilize glass slides during worm-immobilization method. It has also been used to transport auxin in to Arabidopsis to induce petiole torsions.

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

250 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Lanolin is a complex waxy substance composed of varying quantities of long-chain waxy esters and lanolin alcohols, acids and polycarbons. Lanolin is used in a wide variety of creams, ointments and emollients. Lanolin is often studied to determine it allergenic properties.

Lanolin is a complex waxy substance containing varying quantities of long-chain waxy esters and lanolin alcohols, acids and polycarbons. It is isolated from wool of sheep. Lanolin is used in a wide variety of hydrophobic barrier creams, ointments and emollients. It may also be used as a component of lubricants, rust-preventative coatings, shoe polish and other commercial products. lanolin is often studied to determine its allergenic properties.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
OE3201000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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