Aim: To prepare and submit 100 gm of Dusting powder.
Requirements: Magnesium carbonate, Light magnesium oxide, Talc, Zinc oxide, Zinc separate, Butter paper, Analytical balance, etc.
Theory: Dusting powder is used externally for local application, not intended for systemic action. Dusting powders are homogenous, non-irritable, free flow, and have good spreadability and adsorption capacity. Dusting powder always should be dispersed in a very fine state of subdivision to enhance effectiveness and minimize irritation.
|Zinc oxide||20 g|
|Salicylic acid||5 g|
- Weigh all the ingredients.
- Pass the ingredients through a 60 mesh size sieve.
- Triturate the ingredients in pestle and mortar and shake uniformly.
- Pack the powder well.
Category: Antiseptic, Antibacterial, and lubricant.
Storage: Store in a well-closed container and keep in a cool place.
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