Active substance(s): LIQUID PARAFFIN
50g & 500g LABEL PL 00240/0419
Read all the label before use.
What the medicine is for
Zerobase® Cream softens, moisturises and protects the skin. It relieves the symptoms of red, inflamed,
damaged, dry or chapped skin and as an emollient protects raw areas of skin. If you have eczema the cream
can also be applied before a bath to stop the skin drying further.
Before you use the medicine
x_ Do not use the medicine if you or your child have ….
● An allergy to any of the ingredients listed.
● Avoid contact with the eyes.
! Pregnant or breastfeeding
Use during pregnancy and breastfeeding is unlikely to have any ill effects when used as directed. If unsure,
talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
! Important Ingredient Information
Zerobase® contains cetostearyl alcohol and chlorocresol which may cause local skin reactions (e.g. contact
dermatitis) or allergic reactions.
v"How to use the medicine
! If the cream comes into contact with dressings and clothing the fabric can be more easily ignited with a
naked flame. You should keep away from fire when using this product.
Adults, the elderly and children: Apply to the affected areas of skin as often as required. Smooth gently
into the skin, following the direction of the hair growth.
FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY.
! If you accidentally swallow some see a doctor straight away. Take the pack with you to show which
product you have swallowed.
Moisturises and protects red, inflamed, dry skin
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Possible side effects
Rarely, mild allergic reactions such as a skin rash may occur. If you notice any side effects; or your skin
condition worsens, stop use and tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects
not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
Storing the medicine
Do not store above 25°C.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date shown on the label.
Active ingredient: liquid paraffin 11% w/w.
Also contains: white soft paraffin, cetostearyl alcohol, macrogol cetostearyl ether, sodium dihydrogen
phosphate, chlorocresol, phosphoric acid and purified water.
TEXT FOR NON-MARKETED PACKS ZEROBASE CREAM
50g & 500g LABEL PL 00240/0419
Manufactured by: Thornton & Ross Ltd., Linthwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK.
Product Licence Holder: Thornton & Ross Ltd., Linthwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5QH,
UK. PL 00240/0419
This label was last revised in January 2018
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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