skincare

Care Hydrogen Peroxide Solution 9%

PIP Code: 108-6677

GSL

Used to disinfect minor cuts, wounds and skin ulcers

Suitable for: For skincare, adults, children and elderly. As a mouthwash, for adults and children aged over 12. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should only use if advised by a doctor.

This disinfectant is both mild enough to use as a mouthwash or gargle for people over 12 years old, or as an effective way to disinfect minor cuts, wounds and skin ulcers on adults, children and the elderly. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should only use if advised by a doctor.

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Hydrogen Peroxide
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Suitable for children, adults and the elderly
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200ml Solution

More about this product

  • Directions for use
  • Prescribing Information
  • Self Care Advice
  • FAQs

Directions for use

For skin disinfectant, dilute a portion of Care Hydrogen Peroxide Solution 9% with an equal amount of water. Soak cotton wool in solution and dress the wound. Not for large, deep wounds.

Prescribing Information

Product Authorisation Holder:L.C.M. Ltd, Linthwaite Laboratories, Huddersfield, HD7 5QH
Legal classification:GSL
Product name:Hydrogen Peroxide Solution 9% 30 Vols
Ingredients:Hydrogen Peroxide
Indications:1. As a mild disinfectant for minor cuts, wounds and skin ulcers.
2. As a mouthwash or gargle.
Information about this product, including adverse reactions, precautions, contra-indications, and method of use can be found at:https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/4870

 

Self Care Advice

Most cuts and grazes are minor and can be easily treated at home.

Stopping the bleeding, cleaning the wound thoroughly and covering it with a plaster or dressing is usually all that’s needed.

FAQs

How long do minor wounds take to heal?

Minor wounds should start to heal within a few days.

  • Pharmacy benefits
    Pharmacy Benefits
  • Consumer benefits
    Consumer Benefits

Pharmacy Benefits

  • No prescription needed
  • Simple, easy to use

Consumer Benefits

  • Mild disinfectant
  • Effective way to disinfect minor cuts, wounds and skin ulcers
  • Can be used as a mouthwash or gargle
  • Suitable for children over 12 years old, adults and the elderly

Did you know?

A wound is at risk of infection if:

  • It’s been contaminated with dirt, pus or other bodily fluids
  • There was something in the wound before it was cleaned, such as gravel or a shard of glass
  • It has a jagged edge
  • It’s longer than 5cm (2 inches)
  • It was caused by an animal or human bite

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Almost all pharmacy staff recognise Care as being more useful in the current self care climate
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9 out of 10 pharmacy staff believe Care provides remedies for the majority of common ailments
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