Active substance(s): PARAFFIN LIGHT LIQUID / PARAFFIN LIGHT LIQUID / PARAFFIN LIGHT LIQUID
Front of Bottle
Oilatum Bath Formula
Light liquid paraffin
bath emollient for the treatment of dry and
itchy skin conditions including eczema and dermatitis
Back of Bottle
Oilatum Bath Formula, containing Light Liquid Paraffin has been formulated to
treat itchy, irritating dry skin conditions including eczema and dermatitis,
particularly when they affect large areas of your body.
Oilatum Bath Formula disperses in water to enhance its emollient effect. It also
cleanses the skin so soaps are not needed.
Oilatum Bath Formula should always be used with water.
ADULTS, INCLUDING THE ELDERLY: Add 1-3 capfuls to an 8 inch bath of
water. Bathe for 10-20 minutes. Pat dry with a towel. Alternatively, rub a small
amount onto wet skin, rinse off and pat dry.
INFANTS AND CHILDREN: As above, or add ½ to 2 capfuls to a small bath of
water. Apply gently over the entire body with a sponge. Pat dry with a towel.
SKIN CLEANSING: Rub a small amount into wet skin, rinse off and pat dry.
ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Light Liquid Paraffin BP 63.4% w/w.
Also contains: Acetylated Lanolin Alcohols, Isopropyl Palmitate, Macrogol 400
Dilaurate, Macrogol Ester, Fragrance
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN
Caution: Take care against slipping in the bath. Avoid contact with eyes.
If a rash, skin irritation or any other unwanted effect occurs, stop using
the product and consult your pharmacist or doctor.
Stiefel Laboratories (Ireland) Ltd.
Finisklin Business Park, Sligo, Ireland
Marketing Authorisation Holder:
Beecham Group plc
980 Great West Road
TW8 9GS, United Kingdom
Date of information: March 2013
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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