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Ointment Vehicles, Featured Excipient:

Author(s):  Allen Loyd V Jr

Issue:  Mar/Apr 2001 - Compounding for Animals
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Abstract:  This article addresses the 12 official ointment bases: diethylene glycol monoethyl ether; lanolin; ointment, hydrophilic; ointment, white; ointment, yellow; polyethylene glycol ointment; petrolatum; petrolatum, hydrophilic; petrolatum, white; rose water ointment; squalane and vegetable oil, hydrogenated, type II. A table provides information regarding the physicochemical characteristics of and containers for official ointment bases.

Related Keywords: diethylene glycol monoethyl ether, excipient, hydrogenated vegetable oil, hydrophilic ointment, lanolin, ointment vehicles, petrolatum, petrolatum hydrophilic, petrolatum white, polyethylene glycol ointment, rose water ointment, squalane, white ointment, yellow ointment

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