Barrier cream protects the skin from bodily fluids by providing a moisture barrier. It protects dry, chafed, red or irritated skin by moisturizing the skin and providing a long-lasting barrier. Barrier cream shows good permeability for oxygen and water vapor so that the skin can breathe. Barrier cream can be used with most medical adhesive tapes without affecting the adhesive properties of the tape. It is supplied non-sterile in sachet or tube formats.