Patent Number: 6,251,423

Title: Sterilizable paste product for topical application

Abstract: A paste or cream formulation which can be sterilised comprises an emulsion formed of a wax or oil, an emulsifier and water and an insoluble material which forms a gel in the presence of water. A bandage or wound dressing having the paste on a surface thereof is also disclosed. A method of making a sterilisable paste comprises forming an emulsion of oil or wax in water, forming a slurry of a gel-forming material in a polyol and then adding the slurry to the emulsion while mixing.

Inventors: Bradford; Colin Raymond (Keighley, GB)

Assignee: Smith & Nephew PLC

International Classification: A61K 9/06 (20060101); A61L 15/34 (20060101); A61K 47/38 (20060101); A61L 15/16 (20060101); A61L 15/28 (20060101); A61L 15/22 (20060101); A61L 26/00 (20060101); A61K 009/70 (); A61K 031/74 (); A61K 047/30 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018