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Zinc Sulfide Topical Suspension
(Monograph under this new title—to become official July 1, 2007)
(Current monograph title is White Lotion)
» Prepare Zinc Sulfide Topical Suspension as follows:
Zinc Sulfate 40 g
Sulfurated Potash 40 g
Purified Water, a sufficient quantity
to make
1000 mL
Dissolve the Zinc Sulfate and the Sulfurated Potash separately, each in 450 mL of Purified Water, and filter each solution. Add the sulfurated potash solution slowly to the zinc sulfate solution with constant stirring. Then add the required amount of Purified Water, and mix.
NOTE—Prepare the Topical Suspension fresh, and shake it thoroughly before dispensing.
Packaging and storage— Dispense in tight containers.
Residual solvents 467: meets the requirements.
(Official July 1, 2007)
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