IP 371: Determination of drop point of petrolatum

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  • Method adopted/last revised: 1985
  • Method reapproved: 2004
  • REF/ISBN: IP371-2934869
  • Status: Current
  • First printed in STM books: January 1985


This method determines the drop point of petrolatum. In general the drop point is an indication of the temperature of transition from the solid or semi-solid to the liquid state, and does not necessarily have any bearing upon service performance.

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