Label: DHS TAR GEL 8 OZ- coal tar shampoo

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

NOTE: Most over the counter (OTC) are not reviewed and approved by the FDA. However, they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Drug Label Information

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  • Purpose

    Controls symptoms of Psoriasis, Seborrheic Dermatitis and Dandruff.

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  • Indications and use

    Helps prevent recurrence of scalp itching and flaking associated with Psoriasis, Seborrheic Dermatitis and Dandruff.

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  • Dosage and administration

    Wet hair thoroughly, apply a liberal amount of shampoo and massage into lather. Allow lather to remain on scalp for several minutes. Rinse hair well and repeat application. For best results use at least twice a week or as directed by a physician.

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  • OTC - ACTIVE INGREDIENT SECTION

    Coal Tar

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  • INACTIVE INGREDIENT SECTION

    Purified Water

    Triethanolamine Laurel Sulfite

    Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaint

    Sodium Chloride

    PEG-8 Distearate

    Hypromellose

    Citric Acid

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  • Keep out of the reach of children

    Yes. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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  • WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS SECTION

    For external use only. Ask a physician before use if you have Psoriasis or Seborrheic Dermatitis that covers a large area of the body. Do not get into eyes. If contact occurs, rinse eyes thoroughly with water. Use caution in exposing skin to sunlight after applying this product. It may increase your tendency to sunburn for up to 24 hours after application. Do not use for prolonged periods without consulting a physician. Do not use this product with other forms of Psoriasis therapy such as ultraviolet radiation or prescription drugs, unless directed to do so by a physician. In rare instances, discoloration of gray, blond tinted or bleached hair may occur. Stop use and ask physician if condition worsens or does not improve after regular use. Store away from excessive heat or cold.

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  • PACKAGE LABEL.PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    DHS TAR GEL  8 OZ
    dhs tar gel shampoo
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC:0096-0736
    Route of Administration TOPICAL DEA Schedule     
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    COAL TAR (COAL TAR) COAL TAR 0.005 g  in 1 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    TRIETHANOLAMINE LAURYL SULFATE  
    COCAMIDOPROPYL HYDROXYSULTAINE  
    SODIUM CHLORIDE  
    PEG-8 DISTEARATE  
    ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID  
    HYPROMELLOSE 2910 (4000 MPA.S)  
    WATER  
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:0096-0736-08 249.60 g in 1 BOTTLE
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph final part358H 06/01/1996
    Labeler - Person and Covey (008482473)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    Person and Covey 008482473 manufacture(0096-0736)
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