Definition of White Petrolatum-Minerals

White Petrolatum/Minerals is a compounded agent containing various minerals and white petrolatum, a colloid of semisolid hydrocarbons from petroleum. approved as a skin protectant, it has topical therapeutic applications since it prevents moisture loss and forms a protective barrier on the skin. White Petrolatum provides an optimal vehicle for delivering many therapeutic ingredients. It is also used in food, plastic and other industries. (NCI04)

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Topical Preparation

Other Names for White Petrolatum-Minerals

White Petrolatum/Minerals

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