Petroleum Jellies

Formulation base for Pharmaceutical and Personal Care formulations. Food processing, candles. Metal polishing and corrosion inhibitor.

Our products

Tennants distribute Sonneborn®'s range. As a global petrolatum supplier, Sonneborn carries the world’s broadest line of standard and custom-compounded petrolatums and related products. 

Typical Uses

  • Cosmetics, personal care, lubricants
  • Petrolatums add lubricity and moisture resistance to lotions, creams, ointments and hand cleaner.


  • White Soft Paraffin, Yellow Soft Paraffin, Paraffin Wax

Other names



  • Petrolatums are homogeneous mixtures of oily and waxy long-chain, nonpolar hydrocarbons.
  • Their hydrating properties set a standard against which other moisturizers are compared.
  • Odorless and tasteless, they range in color from white to yellow, and differ from one another in gloss, consistency and shear strength.

Packaging Types

  • Drum, Bulk

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*in line with our commitment to Responsible Care®, a pre-delivery safety inspection will generally be required prior to the first bulk delivery of a hazardous liquid.

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