||1. Weigh/ measure all ingredients and mix well in blender or mechanical mixer.
2. Transfer to ointment jar and label.
Alternatively, eucerin can be melted in a warm water bath and glycerin and water can be added. Mixture should be stirred until thoroughly mixed and cooled.
||NOTE: Lanolin/mineral oil/petrolatum compound is Eucerin.
Assign expiry date using USP 795 Guidelines, since no stability data available.
USP 795 guidelines - Solid Formulations:
"Where the manufactured drug product is the active ingredient source - not later than 25% of the time remaining until the preparation expiration date or 6 months, whichever is earlier.
Where USP or NF is the active ingredient source - 6 months"
||100 mL Ointment Jar
||For External Use Only|
||Store at Room Temperature
|Storage/Expiry:||Room Temperature: 6 months|
|Last Date Revised:
|References:||O'Brien BD. Dermatology formulary of topical preparations. 5th ed. 1987. Dalhousie University and associated hospitals. p3-4.|
USP 34 – NF 29, 2nd Volume 1. Chapter 795: Pharmaceutical compounding – Nonsterile preparations. Rockville, MD, USA: United States Pharmacopeial Convention; 2010