White Ointment
» Prepare White Ointment as follows:
White Wax 50 g
White Petrolatum 950 g
to make 1000 g
Melt the White Wax in a suitable dish on a water bath, add the White Petrolatum, warm until liquefied, then discontinue the heating, and stir the mixture until it begins to congeal.
Packaging and storage— Preserve in well-closed containers.
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Monograph Jeanne H. Sun
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