Cordran Tape (Flurandrenolide Tape, USP) is a transparent, inconspicuous,
plastic surgical tape,
impervious to moisture.
It contains Cordran (Flurandrenolide, USP), a potent
for topical use. Flurandrenolide
occurs as white to off-white, fluffy crystalline
powder and is odorless.
Flurandrenolide is practically insoluble
in water and in ether.
One g dissolves in 72 mL of alcohol
and in 10 mL of chloroform. The molecular weight
of flurandrenolide is 436.52.
The chemical name
is Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 6-fluoro-11,21 dihydroxy-16,17-[(l-methylethylidene)
bis (oxy)]-, (6a,
its empirical formula
is C24H33FO6 .
Each square centimeter
contains 4 mg (0.00916
uniformly distributed in the adhesive
layer. The tape is made
of a thin, matte-finish polyethylene
film that is slightly elastic
and highly flexible.
The adhesive is a
of acrylate ester
and acrylic acid that is free from substances of plant
origin. The pressure-sensitive adhesive surface
is covered with a protective
to permit handling and trimming before application.