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    Posted by LianePamuspusan on September 25, 2014 at 1:19 pm
    I looked through the forum and I didn’t see this brought up for discussion yet:

    I understand colloidal oatmeal is a monograph
    ingredient and based on the Skin Protectant Monograph it is regulated at the following level: 
      0.007% minimum (.003% if combined w/ mineral oil)

      By “minimum”, does that mean it is the minimum
    amount we can use in formulation?  If there is one, what is the maximum amount we
    can use? I saw a couple of products in the market that claim 0.5% - 1%, are those valid? 
    Are there non monograph levels as well?

    Thank you in advance!

    LianePamuspusan replied 9 years, 2 months ago 2 Members · 2 Replies
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  • chemicalmatt

    September 25, 2014 at 5:37 pm

    There is no maximum use threshold for that material to my knowledge.  In fact, it is sold in solid state form (100%) commonly, though no drug claim is made.

  • LianePamuspusan

    September 29, 2014 at 11:13 am

    Thank you @chemicalmatt!

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