Ceratum Paraffini, B.P.C. Paraffin Cerate.

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Beeswax 6.25 | ½ ounce
Soft Paraffin 93.75 | 7 ½ ounces

Melt together and stir constantly as the mixture cools. This cerate may be prepared with the yellow or white varieties of beeswax and soft paraffin; if required as the basis of a white ointment, the white beeswax and paraffin should be employed.

The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.