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Desitin Multi-Purpose Skin Protectant

Dosage form: ointment
Ingredients: Petrolatum 703.2mg in 1g
Labeler: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.
NDC Code: 58232-0722

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Desitin® Multi-Purpose White Petrolatum Skin Protectant

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Petrolatum 70.3%

Purpose

Skin Protectant

Uses
  • helps treat and prevent diaper rash
  • protects chafed skin due to diaper rash and helps seal out wetness
  • temporarily protects and helps relieve chapped or cracked skin
  • helps prevent and protect from the drying effects of wind and cold weather
  • temporarily protects minor:
    • cuts
    • scrapes
    • burns

Warnings

For external use only.

When using this product do not get into eyes

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • condition worsens
  • symptoms last more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days

Do not use on
  • deep or puncture wounds
  • animal bites
  • serious burns

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

For diaper rash:

  • change wet or soiled diapers promptly
  • cleanse the diaper area and allow to dry
  • apply ointment liberally as often as necessary, with each diaper change, especially at bedtime or anytime when exposure to wet diapers may be prolonged

For skin irritation: apply as needed

Other information
  • store at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F)
  • twist off cap, remove quality seal. Do not use if quality seal is broken.

Inactive ingredients

mineral oil, paraffin, theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter, sodium pyruvate, tocopheryl acetate, retinyl palmitate, cholecalciferol

Questions?

call toll-free 800-720-3483 or 215-273-8755 (collect)

Distributed in the U.S. by:
JOHNSON & JOHNSON
CONSUMER PRODUCTS COMPANY

Division of Johnson & Johnson
Consumer Companies, Inc
Skillman, NJ 08558-9418

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 99 g Tube Label

#1 CHOICE OF
PEDIATRICIANS & MOMS
Desitin®
Multi-Purpose

White Petrolatum Skin Protectant
helps treat and
prevent diaper rash
Contains vitamins A & D
Fragrance-free

NET WT 3.5 Oz (99 g)

DESITIN MULTI-PURPOSE  SKIN PROTECTANT
petrolatum ointment
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:58232-0722
Route of AdministrationTOPICALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Petrolatum (Petrolatum) Petrolatum703.2 mg  in 1 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Mineral Oil 
Cocoa Butter 
Sodium Pyruvate 
Vitamin A Palmitate 
Cholecalciferol 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:58232-0722-199 g in 1 TUBE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart34701/01/2011
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (002347102)

 
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

Medically reviewed on Oct 17, 2018

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