Yellow wax bleached by exposure to moisture, air, and light.

Characters. - Hard, nearly white, translucent. Not unctuous to the touch; does not melt under 150° F.

Officinal Preparations.


Charta Epispastica. Unguentum Cetacei. „ Simplex.


Ceratum. Compound Cerates - Ceratum Camphorae. ,, Cetacei.

„ Plumbi Subacetatis. Unguentum Aquae Rosae.

Use. - In the preparation of the above ointments and suppositories.