Polyethylene Glycol Ointment
» Prepare Polyethylene Glycol Ointment as follows:
Heat the two ingredients on a water bath to 65. Allow to cool, and stir until congealed. If a firmer preparation is desired, replace up to 100 g of the polyethylene glycol 400 with an equal amount of polyethylene glycol 3350.
noteIf 6 percent to 25 percent of an aqueous solution is to be incorporated in Polyethylene Glycol Ointment, replace 50 g of the polyethylene glycol 3350 with an equal amount of stearyl alcohol.
Packaging and storage Preserve in well-closed containers.
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