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PRODUCTS

Barrs Pharmaceuticals Industries (Pty) Ltd take great pride in ensuring that we consistently produce medicines of the highest quality.

RETAIL PRODUCT RANGE

Great new pharmaceutical solutions for self-medication and home remedies.

Barrs Pharmaceuticals has launched a comprehensive range of self-medication home remedies with recyclable packaging that will allow for a striking shelf presence. The products incorporate market leading innovation with hermetic sealing on all screw cap bottles to prevent leaking.

ACETONE

100ml

Used as a nail polish remover, it also breaks up 2 part epoxies and superglue before they harden.

BAY RUM

200ml

Used to stimulates hair growth, controls dandruff, makes hair shine. It’s used in soap making, lotions, massage oils, potpourri, air fresheners, body fragrances, perfume oils, aromatherapy products, bath oils, facial steams.

CALAMINE LOTION

B.P. S0 100ml

Is used to treat itching and skin irritation caused by chickenpox, insect bites or stings, measles, eczema, sunburn, poison ivy, and other minor skin conditions.

CAMPHORATED OIL

50ml

Used as a chest rub for colds and bronchitis, skin care products, treating fungal infections of the toe nail, warts, cold sores and is used in religious ceremonies.

ALOES POWDER

25g box

Used to heal external wounds, soothes irritated skin, dermatitis and eczema.

ALUM POWDER

100% m/m S0 50g box

Used to purify drinking water and as a swimming pool flocculent; pickling agent to help keep pickles crisp; and as a mouth wash.

AQUEOUS CREAM

500g tub

Used as a non-greasy emollient or moisturiser, to relieve dry skin conditions such as eczema.

CASTOR OIL

B.P. 100% v/v S0 100ml

It’s a natural moisturizer. Promotes wound healing and has impressive anti-Inflammatory effects, keeps your hair and scalp healthy. Used as a massage oil and is a powerful laxative.

COCONUT OIL

100ml

Used mainly for dry scalp, babies cradle cap, body rub and personal lubricant and to prevent sand fleas from invading the body.

COD LIVER OIL

B.P. 100% v/v S0 100ml

Helps with arthritis, reduces certain blood fats, can lower blood pressure, kidney disease and as a children’s multivitamin-mineral supplement.

EUCALYPTUS OIL

100% v/v S0 100ml

Improves respiratory conditions, ease a cough when rubbed on chest, anti-viral, anti-bacterial when used in a humidifier to kill germs in a room for the sick, relieves muscular aches.

EPSOM SALTS

Magnesium Sulphate B.P. 100% m/m S0 500g

Soaking reduces swelling, draws out infections and splinters. Has diuretic and laxative properties. Increases growth rate of plants, produces more flowers, helps seeds germinate, to treat ground magnesium imbalances and  prevents infestation of garden slugs. 

PARACETAMOL SYRUP

100ml

Commonly used medicine that can help treat pain and reduce a high temperature (fever).

GLUCOSE POWDER

500g box

Used as a basic fuel in the body and helps ensure muscles have nutrients to recover. It’s a sweetening agent, athletes supplement, prevention and treatment of dehydration.

FRIARS’ BALSAM

B.P. S0 50ml

Used as an antiseptic for cuts and abrasions, bedsores, herpes simplex & gingivitis, used to make soothing syrup for throat or bronchial infections, inhalant and steaming.

GLYCERIN

B.P. 100% v/v S0 100ml

Used as a sweetener to pacify babies and rubbed on gums when teething, used as a laxative, soothing sore throats, personal lubricants, effective treatment for psoriasis, burns, bites, cuts, rashes, bedsores and calluses.

HYDROGEN PEROXIDE

B.P. 10 Volume S0 100ml

Kills bacteria, used as a mouth wash & gargle, for washing fruits and veggies, removing mould, plant fertilizer & spray, cleaning contact lenses, cleaning cuts & skin infections, used by hairdressers for lightening of hair.

HYDROGEN PEROXIDE

B.P. 20 Volume (6% m/v) S0 100ml

Kills bacteria, used as a mouth wash & gargle, for washing fruits and veggies, removing mould, plant fertilizer & spray, cleaning contact lenses, cleaning cuts & skin infections, used by hairdressers for lightening of hair.

HYDROGEN PEROXIDE

40 Volume (12% m/v) 100ml

Kills bacteria, used as a mouth wash & gargle, for washing fruits and veggies, removing mould, plant fertilizer & spray, cleaning contact lenses, cleaning cuts & skin infections, used by hairdressers for lightening of hair.

SWEET OIL

B.P. 100% v/v S0 50ml

Used for ear ache, it helps prevent skin scars, helps reduce cholesterol, fight diabetes and used as a lubricant.

OLIVE OIL

B.P. 100% v/v S0 100ml

Used as a moisturizer, can be applied to the skin or to a warm bath, lubricant for close shave, softens cuticles, lip balm, eczema and psoriasis, many benefits for hair and scalp, reduces frizz, treat dandruff, head lice, taken internally helps digestion, sore throat and many other ailments.

LIQUID PARAFFIN

B.P. 100% v/v  S0 100ml

Liquid paraffin, also referred to as mineral oil, possesses a range of practical uses. It functions as a basic moisturizer, suitable for application to the skin or inclusion in a warm bath. Additionally, it serves as a lubricant for shaving and can be beneficial for addressing common skin and hair concerns.

SURGICAL SPIRIT

B.P. S0 100ml

Used for cleaning, antiseptic & disinfecting wounds. Used to clean skin before injections, prevents infections after ear piercing.

WITCH HAZEL ROSE WATER

200ml

Used as a topical astringent, toner for skin care and enhances overall skin health, also helps to relieve itching, sooth minor burns, insect bites, vaginitis, haemorrhoids, sunburn, nappy rash, eczema, bedsores, bruises.

ZINC & CASTOR OIL OINTMENT

B.P. S0 50g

Used for nappy rash treatment, soothes and moisturizes the skin, for eczema and dermatitis.

MERCUROCHROME SOLUTION

2% m/v S0 20ml

Used as a topical antiseptic for wounds, dries wound so healing is increased.

GENTIAN VIOLET

20ml & Dispenser

Dermatological conditions, fungal infections, topical treatment of thrush and yeast infections, ulcers and athletes foot, prevents infections of new born babies umbilic stump. 

WINTERGREEN OINTMENT

Methyl Salicylate 10% m/m S0 25g

Used for temporary relief of muscle or joint pain caused by strains, sprains, arthritis, bruising or backaches, for chapped hands & feet, chest rub if blocked up, sore throat and general cold symptoms.

SUPPLIERS

Barrs Pharmaceuticals Industries (Pty) Ltd is a supplier to all State Hospitals nationwide where the products are issued to citizens across South Africa. Barrs Pharmaceuticals Industries (Pty) Ltd also supplies various Retail Pharmacies nationwide.

HOSPITAL SANITIZER RANGE

 

Chlorhexidine and 70% Alcohol based sanitisers for use as Disinfectant hand scrub, Pre-operative skin sanitiser, Disinfectant hand rub & Surface Disinfectant.

STERIPREP 2%

500 ml

Antiseptic for disinfection of skin

STERIPREP 0.5%

500ml

Antiseptic for disinfection of skin

STERIRUB

500 ml

General hand disinfection with Emollient

STERISCRUB

500 ml

Antiseptic Surgical hand scrub and skin cleanser

STERIGEL

500 ml

70% Alcohol hand gel with emollient for rapid disinfection of hands

STERISOL

500 ml

General antiseptic handrub with emollient

STERIKLEEN

500 ml

Hand sanitizer and disinfectant.

SURFACE DISINFECTANT

500 ml

Rapid Disinfection of all hard surfaces