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  • Product Name : Calamine
  • CAS : 8011-96-9
  • Molecular Formula : Fe2O4Zn
  • Molecular Weight : 241.1 g/mol

Global Calcium is one of the leading manufacturers and exporters of Calamine CAS no. 8011-96-9, Mineral Actives . We support the customers with exhaustive documentation. As a USDMF & EU-GMP certified global company and an established hallmark for pharmaceutical standards, Global Calcium has stood the test of time since its inception in 1979.

As manufacturer of Calamine we hereby state the following facts about the drug:

Calamine is a mixture of zinc oxide and iron oxide. Calamine acts as anti-pruritic agent when applied topically. Calamine lotion is an over-the-counter medication that is used to treat mild itchiness and discomfort from minor skin irritations such as poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. It can also help dry out oozing skin irritations

Calamine has a mild astringent action of the skin and is used as a dusting powder, cream, lotion or ointment in a variety of skin conditions


Therapeutic uses and effectiveness:

  • Calamine is indicated for anti-pruritic, skin soothing, the relief of the symptoms of mild sunburn and other minor skin conditions
  • This can also help relieve the following skin conditions:
    • Reactions to poisonous plants, such as poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac: The FDA Trusted Source recommends applying topical medications, such as calamine, to relieve itching caused by poisonous plants
    • Insect bites: To address mild reactions to bug bites and stings, calamine lotion can be applied to the area several times daily
    • Chickenpox: Calamine lotion can help relieve the symptoms of chickenpox and prevent skin infections
    • Swimmer’s itch: Swimming in the infested waters with certain parasites can result in a rash called swimmer’s itch. Calamine can help to minimize the itch
    • Scabies: To ease itching from scabies (a skin condition caused by a small mite) calamine lotion can be used
    • Chigger bites: Chiggers are mites that feed on human skin. They cause skin irritation, welts, and itching. Calamine lotion helps to relieve itching
    • Minor burns: Calamine may offer topical relief for many skin irritations, including minor burns

Other related information:

  • A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare

Global Calcium is a leading manufacturer of this drug. We manufacture this pharmaceutical drug and make it available to domestic and overseas market