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Bacitracin by Water-Jel Technologies

Medically reviewed on November 16, 2017

Dosage form: ointment
Ingredients: BACITRACIN ZINC 500[iU] in 1g
Labeler: Water-Jel Technologies
NDC Code: 59898-720

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Bacitracin Antibiotic

Active ingredient

Bacitracin zinc 500 units


First aid antibiotic


first aid to help prevent infection in

  • minor cuts
  • scrapes
  • burns


For external use only

Do not use
  • in the eyes or over large areas of the body
  • if you are allergic to any of the ingredients
  • longer than 1 week unless directed by a doctor

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • a deep or puncture wounds, animal bites or serious burns

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • the condition persists or gets worse
  • a rash or other allergic reaction develops

Keep out of the reach of children

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • clean the affected area
  • apply a small amount of the product (an amount equal to the surface area of the tip of a finger) on the area 1 to 3 times daily
  • may be covered with a sterile bandage

Other information
  • store at 15 o to 25 oC (59 o to 77 o F)
  • tamper evident sealed packets
  • do not use any opened or torn packets
  • you may report a serious adverse reaction to this product to 800-275-3433

Inactive ingredient


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bacitracin ointment
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59898-720
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59898-720-02144 PACKET in 1 BOX, UNIT-DOSE
10.9 g in 1 PACKET
2NDC:59898-720-0325 PACKET in 1 BOX, UNIT-DOSE
20.9 g in 1 PACKET
3NDC:59898-720-011728 PACKET in 1 CARTON
30.9 g in 1 PACKET
4NDC:59898-720-360.9 g in 1 PACKET
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart333B11/07/2010
Labeler - Water-Jel Technologies (155522589)
Registrant - Water-Jel Technologies (155522589)
Water-Jel Technologies155522589manufacture(59898-720)

Water-Jel Technologies

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