In the physical-chemical specification, ICHTHYOL® PALE shows a remarkably high content of organically combined sulphur which originates from microbial degradation of phytoplanktonic biomass.
Analytical characteristics of ICHTHYOL® PALE are as follows:
|Colour||in thin layer light-brown, in thick layer dark-brown|
|Solubility||- soluble in water, miscible with glycerine partly soluble in alcohol and ether|
|Identity||- formation of a precipitate by addition of hydrochloric acid|
|- detection of sodium|
|Purity||- pH-value (1 % aq. solution): 6.0 - 7.5|
|- sulfated ash: max. 15 %|
|- refractive index (20°C/68°F): 1.44 - 1.46|
|- relative density (20°C/68°F): 1.15 - 1.25|
|Dried substance||min. 50.0 %|
|Sulfur||11.0 - 13.5 %|
|Sulfur in the form of sulfate||max. 0.25 %|
ICHTHYOL-GESELLSCHAFT offers GMP certified ICHTHYOL® PALE from own production in different packing units. Each delivery is accompanied by a complete certificate of analysis and a material safety data sheet. For our customers methods of analysis are available on request (contact).