Product Information

Registration Status: Active

EGODERM OINTMENT 1% is approved to be sold in Singapore with effective from 1991-05-04. It is marketed by EGO PHARMACEUTICALS (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD, with the registration number of SIN05626P.

This product contains Ichthammol 1% in the form of OINTMENT. It is approved for TOPICAL use.

This product is manufactured by EGO PHARMACEUTICALS PTY LTD in AUSTRALIA.

It is an Over-the-counter Medicine that can be freely obtained from any retailer



Ichthammol is also referred to as ammonium bituminosulfonate or ammonium bituminosulphonate. It is an ammonium salt of dark sulfonated shale oil (bituminous schists) produced via distillation of the oil followed by sulfonation and neutralization. It is available in OTC products as an active ingredient for the treatment of skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis and boils as it is thought to exhibit anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antimycotic properties [L997].

Active Ingredient/Synonyms

ammonium bituminosulfonate | ammonium bituminosulphonate | Ichthammol |

Source of information: Drugbank (External Link). Last updated on: 3rd July 18. *Trade Name used in the content below may not be the same as the HSA-registered product.


  1. Health Science Authority of Singapore - Reclassified POM
  2. Drugbank