HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SOLUTION 6% 20 VOLS

Active substance: HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SOLUTION 35%

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Hydrogen
Peroxide
Solution 6%
20 vols

For use as a mild skin disinfectant,
mouthwash or gargle

FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY

This medicine contains hydrogen peroxide, a
disinfectant and deodorant. It kills bacteria by
releasing oxygen when in contact with body
tissues.

For use as a mild disinfectant for minor
cuts, wounds and skin ulcers or as a
mouthwash and gargle.
For skin disinfection:
Adults, the elderly and children:
• Dilute a portion of the peroxide with an
equal amount of water.
• Soak some cotton wool in this solution
and use it to dress the wound as required.
As a mouthwash or gargle:
Adults, the elderly and children over 12
years:
• Dilute a portion of the peroxide with five
times the amount of water e.g. 5ml of
peroxide and 25ml of water.
• Use this solution to rinse the mouth for
2–3 minutes.

Peel
• Repeat up to three times a day.
Do not give to children under 12
years old as a mouthwash unless
your doctor tells you to.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Peel where shown for further
precautions.

Active ingredient: hydrogen peroxide 6% w/v.
Also contains: phosphoric acid (E338),
phenacetin and purified water.
Do not store above 25°C. Protect from light.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Manufactured by the licence holder:
L.C.M. Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK for
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK. PL 12965/0016
MA213/00701 22746107

2. Possible side effects

1. Before you use this medicine

Do not use the medicine if you or your
child have….

• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed on the
front.

Do not use the medicine….
• On normal skin.
• In closed body cavities or in large, deep cavity
wounds.
• As an enema.
• To disinfect surgical instruments.
• This product may bleach fabrics.

Like all medicines, Hydrogen Peroxide Solution can have side
effects, although these don’t affect everyone.
Possible side effects of strong solutions are:
• Irritating burns on the skin and other soft tissues of the
body producing a white patch of dead tissue. The pain from
this will disappear after about an hour.
Continual use as a mouthwash may cause:
• Temporary swelling of the tongue.
If you notice these or any other side effects, stop use and tell
your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.

Pregnant or breastfeeding….

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
using this medicine if you are pregnant, might be
pregnant or are breastfeeding. Hydrogen Peroxide
Solution should not be used in pregnancy or whilst
breastfeeding unless the doctor has told you to do so. 22746107

3. Further information
If you accidentally swallow some see a doctor
straight away. Take the pack with you to show which
medicine you have swallowed.
• Do not use after the expiry date. The expiry date refers to
the last day of that month.
• Return any unused medicine to the pharmacy for disposal.
What the medicine looks like
Hydrogen Peroxide Solution is a colourless liquid.
It is supplied in 200ml bottles.
This label was revised in November 2011

22746107

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IMPORTANT: Peel this label
at corner and read BEFORE
use. Do not tear off, re-fix
for future use.

IMPORTANT: Peel this label
at corner and read BEFORE
use. Do not tear off, re-fix
for future use.

For use as a mild skin disinfectant,
mouthwash or gargle

FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY

This medicine contains hydrogen peroxide, a
disinfectant and deodorant. It kills bacteria by
releasing oxygen when in contact with body
tissues.

For use as a mild disinfectant for minor
cuts, wounds and skin ulcers or as a
mouthwash and gargle.
For skin disinfection:
Adults, the elderly and children:
• Dilute a portion of the peroxide with an
equal amount of water.
• Soak some cotton wool in this solution
and use it to dress the wound as required.
As a mouthwash or gargle:
Adults, the elderly and children over 12
years:
• Dilute a portion of the peroxide with five
times the amount of water e.g. 5ml of
peroxide and 25ml of water.
• Use this solution to rinse the mouth for
2–3 minutes.

Here

FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY

Peel where shown for further
precautions.

Active ingredient: hydrogen peroxide 6% w/v.
Also contains: phosphoric acid (E338),
phenacetin and purified water.
Do not store above 25°C. Protect from light.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Manufactured by the licence holder:
L.C.M. Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK for
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK. PL 12965/0016
MA213/00701 22746107

5 011309 049411

Hydrogen
Peroxide
Solution 6%
20 vols

Peel
• Repeat up to three times a day.
Do not give to children under 12
years old as a mouthwash unless
your doctor tells you to.

2. Possible side effects

1. Before you use this medicine

Do not use the medicine if you or your
child have….

• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed on the
front.

Do not use the medicine….
• On normal skin.
• In closed body cavities or in large, deep cavity
wounds.
• As an enema.
• To disinfect surgical instruments.
• This product may bleach fabrics.

Like all medicines, Hydrogen Peroxide Solution can have side
effects, although these don’t affect everyone.
Possible side effects of strong solutions are:
• Irritating burns on the skin and other soft tissues of the
body producing a white patch of dead tissue. The pain from
this will disappear after about an hour.
Continual use as a mouthwash may cause:
• Temporary swelling of the tongue.
If you notice these or any other side effects, stop use and tell
your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.

Pregnant or breastfeeding….

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
using this medicine if you are pregnant, might be
pregnant or are breastfeeding. Hydrogen Peroxide
Solution should not be used in pregnancy or whilst
breastfeeding unless the doctor has told you to do so. 22746107

3. Further information
If you accidentally swallow some see a doctor
straight away. Take the pack with you to show which
medicine you have swallowed.
• Do not use after the expiry date. The expiry date refers to
the last day of that month.
• Return any unused medicine to the pharmacy for disposal.
What the medicine looks like
Hydrogen Peroxide Solution is a colourless liquid.
It is supplied in 200ml bottles.
This label was revised in November 2011

22746107

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