(autoclave 24/39 l) VASELINE for cover, tube 50g


Valid Article

Former Code(s): ESTEAUTO39C SMSUVASE399
Thermosensitive codes are defined for storage and transportation temperature requirements of the products.
OC subscriptions: included in supply or field order tools (e.g. UniField)
SC subscriptions: included in supply or field tools
OC validations: approved for procurement and use by an OC for international or local orders specifying context and activity in Medical Standard Lists (MSL)

This combination does not exist.

Add article to list


Add Kit To Wishlist




A translucent jelly consisting of a mixture of hydrocarbons, used as a lubricant or protective ointment.

It is recognised by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as an approved over-the-counter skin protectant and remains widely used in cosmetic skin care​


Petroleum jelly, petrolatum, white petrolatum, soft paraffin, or multi-hydrocarbon

Vaseline is a common brand name


Petroleum jelly (also called petrolatum) is a mixture of mineral oils and waxes, which form a semisolid jelly-like substance.

Petroleum jelly's benefits come from its main ingredient petroleum, which helps seal the skin with a water-protective barrier and helps the skin heal and retain moisture.

Quality Standards Comment

  • EP: Paraffin, white soft (vaselinum album)
  • BP: white soft paraffin
  • USP: Petrolatum

Technical specifications

Squeeze tube with lid


  • for dressing purposes: tube of 100 gram
  • as lubricant (for the autoclave cover): tube of 50 gram

Instructions for use

Some restricted information has been hidden. Sign in to see this information

Precautions for Use

  • As an oil based lubricant it interferes with the latex in condoms, making them more likely to break or be less effective.
  • Petroleum jelly may also clog pores. People with acne or sensitive skin should avoid using petroleum jelly on acne-prone areas, such as the face.
  • It is flammable, so people should avoid using it near fires, when smoking, or near other open flames.


Store below 30°C

MSF requirements

Essential item for basic care of patients. It is used for skin hydration in different situations:

  • general patient care
  • wound care for treatment of dry/dehydrated peri-wound skin area
  • severe malnourished children with skin lesions
Some restricted information has been hidden. Sign in to see this information