Absorbable Dusting Powder

A glove donning powder consisting of cornstarch cross-linked with epichlorohydrin or phosphorus oxychloride with less than 2% magnesium oxide as defined in the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP). Must be capable of being boiled in saline for 20 minutes and stand for 24 hours without dissolving. More absorbable by the bodys immune system than talcum powder, but still the cause of several wound and inhalation complications including delayed healing, granulomas, adhesions, increased risk of infection, powder emboli, etc.