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Dimethyl Sulfoxide USP, PhEur in Approved Pharmaceutical Products and Medical Devices
The authors survey the approved applications of dimethyl sulfoxide USP, PhEur across the healthcare industry and consider the suitability of DMSO from a regulatory and formulation compatibility standpoint.

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