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.


U.S.P.  solubilities:

 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.




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