To Prepare and Submit of Cresol with soap IP(20ml)
To prepare and submit Solution of cresol with soap IP (20 ml)
Cresol, vegetable oil, potassium hydroxide, purified water, beaker, water bath, measuring cylinder.
It is also called as Lysol solution. It is used as a disinfectant for floors, table-tops, working area and surgical instruments. Cresol is soluble water to the extent of 2% v/v, while in soap solution to the extent of 50% v/v, in this preparation soap prepared in-situ place a role of solubilizing agent, to solubilize more of the cresol.
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- Dissolve potassium hydroxide in 10ml of purified water. Add vegetable oil in this solution.
- Heat on a water bath. Heating is continued until a small portion dissolved in water without the separation of oil phase.
- Add cresol to the above soap solution mix thoroughly.
- Add sufficient purified water to make the volume up to 30ml.
Stored in a well closed container and kept in cool place.
For external use only.
Keep out of reach of children.