EMULSIFYING OINTMENT BP
Active substance(s): EMULSIFYING WAX / LIQUID PARAFFIN / PARAFFIN SOFT WHITE / WHITE SOFT PARAFFIN
Emulsifying Ointment is a semi-opaque waxy ointment, used in the pharmacy as an
ingredient in the preparation of Aqueous Cream and Buffered Cream.
Before you use Emulsifying Ointment: take special care if you are allergic to any of
the ingredients of this product.
How to use Emulsifying Ointment: information will be provided with the final preparation.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your pharmacist or doctor.
If you use more than you should, or if the product is accidentally swallowed:
contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
Side effects are unlikely with the use of this product. If you notice anything unusual,
please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Storing Emulsifying Ointment: Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Store
below 25˚C. Do not freeze. Do not use after the expiry date shown in the label. Your pharmacist
will dispose of any unused cream.
WARNING: If this product comes into contact with dressing and clothing, the fabric can be easily
ignited with a naked flame. You should keep away from fire when
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY
using this product.
Emulsifying ointment contains: Emulsifying ointment 30% w/w, white soft
paraffin 50% w/w and liquid paraffin 20% w/w.
Manufacturer: Pinewood Laboratories Ltd., Ballymacarbry, Clonmel,
Co. Tipperary, Ireland.
(Text revised 03/2010) PL Number 04917/0058 23LL A0216/3
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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