Petrolatum

Identification

Brand Names
A+d Diaper Rash, Anbesol Cold Sore Therapy, Calazime Skin Protectant, Calmoseptine Ointment, DermaCerin, Flanders, Lubrifresh P.M., Periguard, Preparation H Cream, Preparation H Reformulated Jun 2013, Puralube, Refresh Lacri-lube, Refresh PM, Resinol, Soothe & Cool Skin Paste, Soothe Night Time, Stye, Systane, Systane Nighttime, Tears Again Ointment, Vusion, Zincofax
Generic Name
Petrolatum
DrugBank Accession Number
DB11058
Background

A colloidal system of semisolid hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum. It is used as an ointment base, topical protectant, and lubricant.

Type
Small Molecule
Groups
Approved, Investigational
Synonyms
  • Multi-hydrocarbon
  • Paraffinum album
  • Paraffinum flavum
  • Petrolatum
  • Petrolatum base
  • Petrolatum, white
  • Petrolatum,amber
  • Petrolatum,white
  • Petroleum jelly
  • Soft paraffin
  • White petrolatum
  • White, soft paraffin
  • Yellow soft paraffin

Pharmacology

Indication

For use as an over the counter skin protectant Label. Commonly used to treat diaper rash and chapped lips Label 1.

Pharmacology
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Associated Conditions
Associated Therapies
Contraindications & Blackbox Warnings
Contraindications
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Pharmacodynamics

Displaces water and acts as a barrier against harsh environmental conditions like wind Label 1.

Mechanism of action
Not Available
Absorption

Not Available

Volume of distribution

Not Available

Protein binding

Not Available

Metabolism
Not Available
Route of elimination

Not Available

Half-life

Not Available

Clearance

Not Available

Adverse Effects
Adverseeffects
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Toxicity

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Pathways
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Pharmacogenomic Effects/ADRs
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Interactions

Drug Interactions
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Food Interactions
No interactions found.

Products

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Over the Counter Products
NameDosageStrengthRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
A and DOintment76 g/100gTopicalSafetec of America, Inc.2019-11-01Not applicableUS flag
A and DOintment937.5 mg/1gTopicalH&H Laboratories, Inc.2012-05-14Not applicableUS flag
A and DOintment937.5 mg/1gTopicalHenry Schein, Inc.2011-12-04Not applicableUS flag
A and DOintment0.93 g/1gTopicalGentell, Inc.2019-05-25Not applicableUS flag
A and D plus EOintment937.5 mg/1gTopicalH&H Laboratories, Inc.2012-05-14Not applicableUS flag
A and D plus EOintment0.9985 g/1gTopicalGentell, Inc.2014-11-03Not applicableUS flag
A and D plus EOintment0.9985 g/1gTopicalGentell, Inc.2014-11-03Not applicableUS flag
Advaced First Aid A and DOintment937.5 mg/1gTopicalAdvanced First Aid, Inc.2015-04-07Not applicableUS flag
Advanced HealingOintment340 mg/100gTopicalVi-Jon, LLC2017-03-20Not applicableUS flag
Advanced HealingOintment340 mg/100gTopicalKroger co2012-11-01Not applicableUS flag
Mixture Products
NameIngredientsDosageRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
7 Select Hemorrhoidal Original StrengthPetrolatum (749 mg/1g) + Mineral oil (140 mg/1g) + Phenylephrine hydrochloride (2.5 mg/1g)OintmentTopical7-ELEVEN, INC.2016-12-07Not applicableUS flag
A and D Diaper Rash and Skin ProtectantPetrolatum (0.53 mg/1g) + Lanolin (0.15 mg/1g)CreamTopicalNatureplex, LLC2014-11-12Not applicableUS flag
A and D First AidPetrolatum (469.9 mg/1g) + Lanolin (136.4 mg/1g)OintmentTopicalBayer HealthCare LLC2003-06-04Not applicableUS flag
A and D First AidPetrolatum (469.9 mg/1g) + Lanolin (136.4 mg/1g)OintmentTopicalDelpharm Montreal Inc.2003-06-04Not applicableUS flag
A and D OriginalPetrolatum (469.9 mg/1g) + Lanolin (136.4 mg/1g)OintmentTopicalBayer Healthcare Llc.2009-12-25Not applicableUS flag
A and D OriginalPetrolatum (469.9 mg/1g) + Lanolin (136.4 mg/1g)OintmentTopicalDelpharm Montreal Inc.2003-06-04Not applicableUS flag
A D and L Original Diaper Rash SkinPetrolatum (53.4 g/100g) + Lanolin (15.5 g/100g)OintmentTopicalHarmon Stores2014-09-01Not applicableUS flag
A+d Diaper Rash OintmentPetrolatum (53.4 % w/w) + Lanolin (15.5 % w/w)OintmentTopicalSchering Plough1998-07-082014-07-31Canada flag
Abridge Cold Sore TreatmentPetrolatum (892 mg/1g) + Camphor (30 mg/1g) + Levomenthol (10 mg/1g) + Phenol (15 mg/1g)CreamTopicalRanir LLC2020-02-24Not applicableUS flag
Alexander's Rash Ease - for BabiesPetrolatum (88.7 %) + Zinc oxide (5 %)CreamTopicalAltacomp Enterprises Inc2010-05-29Not applicableCanada flag
Unapproved/Other Products
NameIngredientsDosageRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
AntiscarPetrolatum (3 g/100g) + 13-cis-12-(3'-Carboxyphenyl)retinoic acid (2 g/100g) + Allantoin (2 g/100g) + Epigallocatechin gallate (.3 g/100g) + Onion (.5 g/100g)PatchTopicalBasiem2015-04-012015-04-20US flag
ElitePetrolatum (30 g/100g) + Allantoin (2 g/100g) + Lidocaine (4 g/100g)PatchTopicalMeds Direct Rx Of Ny Llc2015-01-312015-06-08US flag
HerpetrolPetrolatum (970 mg/1g) + Benzalkonium chloride (1.3 mg/1g) + Levomenthol (10 mg/1g)OintmentTopicalAlva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc.2005-06-302018-01-31US flag
PCP 100 KitPetrolatum (0.76 g/1g) + Bisacodyl (5 mg/1) + Magnesium citrate (1.745 g/29.6mL) + Metoclopramide hydrochloride (10 mg/1) + Polyethylene glycol (17 g/17g)KitOralAsclemed Usa, Inc.2014-01-02Not applicableUS flag
PreginotPetrolatum (30 g/100g) + Allantoin (2 g/100g) + Lidocaine (4 g/100g)PatchTopicalPharmaco Technology Llc2015-04-012015-04-01US flag
Premium Scar PatchPetrolatum (30 g/100g) + Allantoin (2 g/100g) + Lidocaine (5 g/100g)PatchTopicalAlivio Medical Products, Llc2015-03-15Not applicableUS flag
Renuu NLPetrolatum (30 g/100g) + Allantoin (2 g/100g)PatchTopicalPatchwerx Labs2014-04-15Not applicableUS flag
Renuu PatchPetrolatum (30 g/100g) + Allantoin (2 g/100g) + Lidocaine (5 g/100g)PatchTopicalPatchwerx Labs2014-04-15Not applicableUS flag
Scar PatchPetrolatum (30 g/100g) + Allantoin (2 g/100g) + Lidocaine hydrochloride (4 g/100g)PatchTopicalBinger Consulting Corporation2014-12-012015-11-30US flag
Scar PatchPetrolatum (30 g/100g) + Allantoin (2 g/100g) + Lidocaine (5 g/100g)PatchTopicalBinger Consulting Corporation2014-12-012016-07-31US flag

Categories

Drug Categories
Classification
Not classified
Affected organisms
Not Available

Chemical Identifiers

UNII
B6E5W8RQJ4
CAS number
8009-03-8
InChI Key
Not Available
InChI
Not Available
IUPAC Name
Not Available
SMILES
Not Available

References

General References
  1. FDA Monograph: Petrolatum [Link]
KEGG Drug
D05304
PubChem Substance
347911097
RxNav
8091
Drugs.com
Drugs.com Drug Page
Wikipedia
Petroleum_jelly
FDA label
Download (230 KB)
MSDS
Download (47.7 KB)

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
PhaseStatusPurposeConditionsCount
4Active Not RecruitingTreatmentDry Skin / Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus1
4CompletedBasic ScienceInflammation1
4CompletedPreventionSkin Diseases1
4CompletedTreatmentDermatitis, Dermatitis Atopic1
4CompletedTreatmentDiaper Dermatitis1
4CompletedTreatmentDiaper Rash1
4CompletedTreatmentDry Eye Syndrome (DES)2
4CompletedTreatmentPityriasis Alba1
4CompletedTreatmentScars, Hypertrophic1
4RecruitingTreatmentDermatitis, Dermatitis Atopic1

Pharmacoeconomics

Manufacturers
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Packagers
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Dosage Forms
FormRouteStrength
OintmentTopical0.93 g/1g
OintmentTopical937.5 mg/1g
OintmentTopical0.9985 g/1g
OintmentTopical340 mg/100g
CreamTopical54 g/100g
SprayTopical36 g/100g
OintmentTopical430 mg/1g
SprayTopical360 mg/1g
JellyTopical99.8 g/100g
JellyTopical99.5 g/100g
OintmentTopical100 g/44.28g
LotionTopical
OintmentTopical41 %
OintmentTopical540 mg/1g
OintmentTopical703 mg/1g
OintmentTopical54 mg/1g
OintmentTopical60.1 %
PasteTopical74.69 %
OintmentTopical46.5 % w/w
CreamTopical99 g/100g
OintmentTopical99.93 % w/w
OintmentTopical84.3 g/100g
OintmentTopical84.3 % w/w
OintmentTopical84.3 %
OintmentTopical0.511 g/1g
OintmentTopical511 mg/1g
CreamTopical430 g/1000g
OintmentTopical960 mg/1g
OintmentTopical620 mg/1g
StickTopical
CreamTopical30 %
OintmentTopical34.85 g/85g
StickTopical41 mg/1g
OintmentTopical43.75 mg/1g
OintmentTopical.96 g/1g
SalveTopical
CreamTopical0.61 g/1g
OintmentTopical46.5 g/100g
OintmentTopical715 mg/1g
CreamTopical13.2 %
LipstickTopical619.3 mg/1g
StickTopical450 mg/1g
KitTopical
GelTopical
StickOral
JellyTopical
JellyTopical1 g/1g
JellyTopical998 mg/1g
SalveTopical27.6 g/28.4g
LotionTopical5 g/100g
JellyTopical30 g/100g
JellyTopical.30 g/100g
JellyTopical.30 mg/100g
CreamTopical30 g/100g
OintmentTopical710 mg/1g
OintmentTopical71.5 % w/w
OintmentTopical865 mg/1g
OintmentTopical98.3 % w/w
CreamTopical300 mg/1mL
OintmentTopical410 mg/1g
OintmentTopical.041 g/.1g
CreamTopical33 g/100g
OintmentTopical70.3 % w/w
JellyTopical99 g/100g
JellyTopical98.3 g/100g
CreamTopical85 %
OintmentTopical85 g/100g
OintmentTopical33 g/100g
OintmentTopical44 g/100g
OintmentTopical713 mg/1g
OintmentTopical703.2 mg/1g
CreamTopical30 % w/w
OintmentTopical30 %
JellyTopical226 g/226g
OintmentTopical124 g/207mL
OintmentOphthalmic
EmulsionTopical56.8 mg/1g
LotionTopical28.4 g/50g
CreamTopical28.4 g/50g
CreamTopical56.8 mg/1g
GelTopical1 g/85g
OintmentTopical600 g/1000g
OintmentTopical77.6 g/1000g
OintmentTopical0.41 g/1g
StickTopical45.0 mg/1g
KitOphthalmic
OintmentTopical40 g/100g
LipstickTopical
GelTopical70.9787 g/71g
OintmentTopical87.32 g/118g
CreamRectal; Topical
OintmentTopical45 g/100g
OintmentTopical30 g/100g
OintmentTopical450 mg/1mL
CreamTopical50.74 g/100g
OintmentTopical340 mg/1g
OintmentTopical340 g/1g
OintmentTopical41 kg/1g
OintmentTopical41 kg/100kg
OintmentTopical46.5 %
StickTopical670 mg/1g
OintmentRectal93.3 g/100g
LipstickTopical47.95 g/100g
LiquidTopical89.5 g/100g
OintmentTopical41.000 g/100g
OintmentTopical41 % w/w
CreamTopical45 g/100g
CreamTopical52.2 g/100g
GelTopical300 mg/1mL
CreamTopical430 mg/1g
OintmentTopical430 mg/1mL
KitNot applicable
OintmentTopical76 g/100g
OintmentTopical48 g/100mL
StickTopical32.3 g/100g
JellyTopical1000 mg/1g
PasteTopical
StickTopical59.79 %
OintmentTopical935 mg/1g
OintmentRectal; Topical
OintmentTopical60.3 % w/w
OintmentTopical604 mg/1mL
OintmentTopical60.3 mL/100mL
SprayTopical36 mL/120mL
SprayTopical36 g/120mL
OintmentTopical69 % w/w
OintmentTopical99.397 g/100g
OintmentTopical99.9 g/100g
OintmentTopical774 mg/1g
CreamTopical95.96 %
OintmentTopical95.7 % w/w
StickTopical30 g/100g
StickTopical45 mg/1g
OintmentTopical0.41 mg/1g
KitOral
OintmentTopical49.9 g/100g
JellyTopical170 g/170g
GelTopical100 g/1g
CreamTopical69 mg/1g
OintmentTopical0.340 g/1g
OintmentTopical10 g/10g
OintmentTopical600 mg/1g
OintmentTopical100 % w/w
JellyTopical1 mg/1g
JellyTopical100 g/100g
JellyTopical1000 mg/100g
JellyTopical82.32 mg/1g
JellyTopical838 g/1g
JellyTopical99.8 g/100kg
JellyTopical
OintmentTopical
OintmentTopical99.99 % w/w
JellyTopical99.9 g/100g
JellyTopical99.9 1/100g
JellyTopical100 %
OintmentTopical99.6 % w/w
GelTopical99.9 g/100g
Paste650 mg/1mL
CreamTopical67 %
OintmentTopical99.5 g/100g
OintmentTopical93.4 g/100g
OintmentTopical75 g/100g
OintmentTopical98.79 % w/w
OintmentTopical0.99 g/1g
CreamTopical0.6 g/1g
JellyTopical0.99 g/1g
LiquidTopical
OintmentTopical500 mg/1g
PasteTopical59 g/100g
PasteTopical57 g/100g
OintmentTopical83 mg/1g
OintmentTopical86 mg/1g
CreamTopical41 g/100g
JellyTopical410 mg/1g
OintmentTopical41 g/100g
OintmentTopical420 mg/1g
JellyTopical41.0 g/100g
OintmentTopical987.89 mg/1g
CreamRectal
CreamTopical
GelTopical99.98 mg/1g
CreamTopical43 g/100g
LotionTopical39.9 g/133mL
OintmentTopical93.5 g/100g
CreamTopical43 g/1000g
OintmentTopical44.28 g/100g
OintmentTopical23 g/71g
JellyTopical225 g/225g
JellyTopical110 g/110g
SolutionTopical
OintmentTopical92.8 %
OintmentTopical92.8 g/100g
OintmentTopical98.3 g/100g
GelOphthalmic
CreamTopical55 %
JellyTopical99.7 g/100g
CreamCutaneous65 g/100g
OintmentRectal
JellyTopical99.6 g/100g
OintmentTopical99.96 % w/w
OintmentTopical100 g/100g
GelTopical100 %
JellyTopical99.96 g/100g
PatchTopical
OintmentTopical.948 g/1g
OintmentTopical.948 mL/1mL
OintmentTopical0.948 mL/1mL
OintmentTopical30.8 g/56g
OintmentTopical929.3 mg/1g
OintmentTopical.75 g/1g
OintmentTopical.76 g/1g
OintmentTopical0.76 g/1g
OintmentTopical.93 g/1g
OintmentTopical930 mg/1g
OintmentTopical
OintmentTopical93 g/100g
LotionTopical0.41 g/1g
OintmentTopical42 g/100g
OintmentTopical1 g/1g
OintmentTopical5 [USP'U]/5g
OintmentTopical50 g/100g
OintmentTopical100 %
OintmentTopical99.9 %
OintmentTopical1000 mg/1g
StickTopical30.0 mg/1g
CreamTopical99.7 g/100g
JellyTopical38 g/127g
CreamTopical59 g/198g
JellyTopical100 kg/100kg
Prices
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Patents
Patent NumberPediatric ExtensionApprovedExpires (estimated)Region
US8147852No2012-04-032028-03-30US flag

Properties

State
Solid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueSource
melting point (°C)38-60MSDS
water solubilityInsolubleMSDS
Predicted Properties
Not Available
Predicted ADMET Features
Not Available

Spectra

Mass Spec (NIST)
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Spectra
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Drug created on December 03, 2015 16:51 / Updated on September 28, 2021 21:54