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Cream or ointment, 15%
Zinc oxide is a white or yellowish powder which reflects or scatters light in the ultraviolet, visible and infrared range. Ointment is prepared by mixing zinc oxide in simple ointment.
To prevent sunburn, premature ageing of the skin, and skin cancer and related lesions.
Dosage and administration
Adults and children: the cream or ointment is suitable for use on small areas of sensitive skin during prolonged exposure to sunlight. These include the nose, cheeks, tips of the ears and the shoulders.
The cream or ointment may be cosmetically unacceptable for application to large areas of skin because of its colour, smell and texture.
Preparations should be stored below 30 °C.