Cresol with soap solution I.P.

Cresol with soap solution Formula:

IngredientsQty givenQty takenActivity
Cresol I.P500mlDisinfectant
Vegetable oil180gViscosity builder, soap forming agent
Potassium hydroxide42gSoap forming agent
Purified waterq.s to 1000mlVehicle
What is the Category of Cresol with soap solution?

Cresol with soap solution is used as Disinfectant

What are the storage conditions of Cresol with soap solution?

Cresol with soap solution should be stored in a cool, dry place away from light.

What are the labeling directions for Cresol with soap solution?

For external use only.
To be used in the diluted form.
Keep out of reach of Children

What is the role of Cresol in Cresol with soap solution?

Cresol is used as a Disinfectant in Cresol with soap solution

What is the role of Vegetable oil in Cresol with soap solution?

Vegetable oil is used as a Viscosity builder & soap forming agent in Cresol with soap solution

What is the role of Potassium hydroxide / KOH in Cresol with soap solution?

Potassium hydroxide is used as a Soap forming agent in Cresol with soap solution

How to use Cresol with soap solution?

To be diluted in water when needed: 2 to 5% according to the degree of soiling (1 part concentrated solution to 50 to 20 parts water, that is to say, 200 to 500 ml per 10 liters of water )

Time needed: 2 hours.

How to prepare Cresol with soap solution

  1. Weighing

    Vegetable oil (castor oil) was weighed in a 100ml conical flask.cresol with soap solution weighing

  2. Adding Potassium hydroxide

    Potassium hydroxide was dissolved in water and the solution was transferred to the conical flask.

  3. Using Water Bath

    Shaking vigorously the flask was placed on a boiling water bath

  4. Stirring

    It was stirred continuously till 2 phases were completely soluble

  5. Addition of Cresol

    The hot solution was cooled to room temperature 10ml cresol was added & mixed well and volume was made up with water if required.

Cresol with soap solution by Deepa Serai, Oriental College of Pharmacy
Cresol with soap solution by Mr. Ashok Koshta, Modern Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences Indore

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