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Epi-Shield barrier cream is a white, unperfumed, light-textured cream for external use only. It has both protective (barrier) and emollient functions and thus has a wide range of indications for use. The ingredients of the product have all been available in topical preparations, both branded and generic, and the safety profile of each is well established.

The recommended use for Epi-Shield is primarily as a barrier cream for normal skin in a work environment where the skin is exposed to dry or irritating conditions. Such conditions include those experienced by hospital staff – medical, nursing and paramedical who are required to wash their hands frequently. Similarly, it may be used as a barrier cream in hairdressers, especially during training when repeated hair shampooing is carried out. In an industrial setting it may be used as a barrier where there is exposure to chemical irritants such as oil , detergents and solvents, it may also be used by cement workers in the construction industry. Epi-Shield may be used as a barrier layer in cold , frosty and windy weather.
Epi-Shield may also be used as an adjunct to prescribed treatments for dry, scaly skin conditions or dermatoses including eczema / dermatitis, xerosis, ichtyyosis and psoriasis as it also has emollient properties.
  • Protects and moisturises
  • Safe and easy to use
  • Non ionic and non greasy
  • Hypo-allergenic
  • Does not reduce latex glove integrity
  • Fragrance free

Directions for use:

  • Ensure hands are clean and dry
  • Apply Epi-Shield and massage thoroughly into the skin making sure to cover fingernails and cuticles
  • Allow approx. two minutes to dry
  • Gives 4 hours of protection even with repeated washing
  • Epi-Shield can be used on any area of the skin where protection is required
  • If sunscreen is also required it should be applied 20-30 minutes after applying Epi-Shield


  • Aqua
  • Monopylene Glycol
  • Stearic Acid
  • C14-19 Mono-and-DiGlycerides
  • Triethanolamine
  • Cetearyl Alcohol
  • Dimethicone
  • Cetyl Acetate
  • Triclosan 0.1%
  • Dichlorobenzyl Alcohol

Additional information

Weight 273 g


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