Collodions are liquid
preparations, usually containing pyroxylin in a mixture
of ether and ethanol, that are intended for application
to the skin. When they are allowed to dry, a flexible
film is formed at the site of application.
Storage collections should
be kept in well-closed containers and temperatures not
Flexible collodion may be
prepared in the following manner:
Colophony 25 gm
Caster Oil 25 gm
Collodion sufficient to
produce 1000 ml.
It is used in preparation
for Collomack to be used as protective to small wounds
and for removal of skin warts or corns.
Bottles containing 200 ml.