Improvement of the method of preparing lanolin

  title={Improvement of the method of preparing lanolin},
  author={L. Dennis Shapiro and V. G. Cherkaev and V. N. Bushuyushchii and I. A. Filyand and G. F. Yakovleva},
  journal={Pharmaceutical Chemistry Journal},
Usually wool fat is refined with sulfuric acid and then treated with oxidizing agents such as hypochlorites or chlorates[l]. Oxidation aids improvement of the color and odor of the product. This method however, has serious deficiencies. The reagents used are aggressive and dangerous to handle, and a large quantity of waste water is formed in the course of… CONTINUE READING