Label: RETAINE CMC LUBRICANT EYE DROPS- carboxymethylcellulose sodium solution

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

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Updated December 28, 2018

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  • Active Ingredient

    Carboxymethylcellulose sodium 0.5%................................. Eye Lubricant

  • Uses

    • Relieves dryness of the eye.
    • Temporarily relieves discomfort due to minor irritations of the eye or from exposure to wind or sun.
    • As a protectant against further irritation. 
  • Warnings

    For use in the eyes only.
    Do not use if solution changes color or becomes cloudy.

  • When using this product

    • do not touch tip of container to any surface to avoid contamination.
    • do not reuse once opened.
  • Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • you experience eye pain, changes in vision, continued redness or irritation of the eye.
    • the condition worsens or persists for more than 72 hours.
  • KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN

    If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

  • Directions

    • To open, TWIST AND PULL TAB TO REMOVE.
    • Instill 1 or 2 drops into affected eye(s) as needed and discard container.
  • Other Information

    • Use only if printed tamper seals on top and bottom flaps are intact.
    • Use only if twist top of single-dose container is intact.
    • Store between 15º-30ºC (59º-86ºF).
  • Inactive Ingredients

    Calcium chloride, magnesium chloride, potassium chloride, purified water, sodium chloride, sodium lactate.  May also contain hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide to adjust pH.


  • Questions

    Call (800) 233-5469 M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM CST or visit www.retainebrand.com

  • Purpose

    Eye Lubricant

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    RETAINE CMC LUBRICANT EYE DROPS 
    carboxymethylcellulose sodium solution
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:54799-897
    Route of AdministrationOPHTHALMIC
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM (UNII: K679OBS311) (CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE - UNII:05JZI7B19X) CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM5 mg  in 1 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    CALCIUM CHLORIDE (UNII: M4I0D6VV5M)  
    MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE (UNII: 02F3473H9O)  
    POTASSIUM CHLORIDE (UNII: 660YQ98I10)  
    SODIUM CHLORIDE (UNII: 451W47IQ8X)  
    SODIUM LACTATE (UNII: TU7HW0W0QT)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    HYDROCHLORIC ACID (UNII: QTT17582CB)  
    SODIUM HYDROXIDE (UNII: 55X04QC32I)  
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:54799-897-3030 in 1 CONTAINER09/01/2011
    10.4 mL in 1 VIAL, SINGLE-DOSE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph finalpart34909/01/2011
    Labeler - OCuSOFT Inc. (174939207)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    Altaire Pharmaceuticals, Inc.786790378manufacture(54799-897)