Ichthammol is a reddish
brown to almost black viscous liquid with a strong
characteristic odor. It consists mainly of the ammonium
salts of the sulphonic acids of an oily substance
prepared from the destructive deposits together with
ammonium sulphate and water.
soluble in water partly
soluble in alcohol and in ether.
soluble 1 in 10 of water
miscible with glycerol fixed oils and fat
partially soluble in
alcohol and in ether.
Used in some
pharmaceutical preparation like Ichthammal Ointment.
Jar containing 250 gm and
500 gm and 1 kg.