English translation: liquid paraffin aka vaseline oil
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00:24 Oct 31, 2005
French to English translations [PRO] Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals / irritation tests
French term or phrase:huile de paraffine
Does anyone know if there is any difference between "huile de paraffine" and "huile de vaseline"? Both are being used in safety tests for a cosmetic, huile de paraffine as a base for the skin test, huile de vaseline in a test for eye tolerance. The references I have found give "medicinal oil" for both, also "liquid paraffin" for the first. Are these two substances the same? Any guidance appreciated.