Generic name: sodium fluoride
Dosage form: aerosol, foam
Drug class:  Mouth and throat products

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Indications and Usage for 60-Second Fluoride Foam

For topical application to aid in the prevention of dental caries.

Treatment frequency should not exceed 4 treatments per year.

60-Second Fluoride Foam Dosage and Administration

Shake can thoroughly for at least 10 seconds before each use.

Hold can completely upside down to dispense. Point can toward applicator tray and slowly press nozzle to fill tray. Dry tooth surface and insert tray(s) into mouth. Have patient bite down for 1 minute or up to 4 minutes.

Remove tray(s) and have patient expectorate excess. Instruct patient not to eat, drink, or rinse for 30 minutes.


This topical foam contains 1.23% fluoride ion.


Do not use if patient has a known allergy to fluoride or any of the other ingredients in this product.

Warnings and Precautions

  • Do not swallow. Harmful if swallowed.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Contents under pressure. Do not puncture or incinerate can.
  • This product is not intended for home or unsupervised consumer use.
  • Safety and effectiveness below age 3 have not been established.
    There have been no long-term animal studies with this product to evaluate carcinogenic, mutagenic, or impairment of fertility potential.
    Laboratory studies have indicated that repeated use of APF may dull porcelain, composite restorations and sealants.


If treatment dose is swallowed (less than 100 mg F), administer milk, limewater, or calcium-type antacid. In case of larger doses (1 pint contains 4.5 grams F ion, which is a lethal dose), use ipecac syrup emetic and immediately seek medical help.

Overdose symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.

Adverse Reactions

Developing teeth of children under age 6 may become permanently discolored if excessive amounts are repeatedly swallowed. The following adverse reactions are possible in individuals hypersensitive to fluoride: eczema, atopic dermatitis, urticarial, gastric distress, headache, and weakness.


Purified Water, Heptafluoropropane (Propellant), Denatured Ethyl Alcohol (Benzaldehyde), Sodium Fluoride, Crodafos 03A-LQ, Polyethylene Glycol 400, Crodafos MCASA-PA, Cetyl Alcohol, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Sodium Phosphate Monobasic Monohydrate, Artificial Strawberry Flavor, Sodium Saccharin, Sodium Benzoate


Store at 20°C – 25°C (68°F – 77°F); excursions permitted between 15°C – 30°C (59°F – 86°F) [See USP Controlled room temperature.]

Made in U.S.A.
0531150LA, R2-012018

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL – 125 g Canister Label


NDC# 50227-0501-6

Patterson® 60-Second
Foam Fluoride

(APF*) Topical Fluoride Solution
*Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride
1.23% Fluoride Ion (pH 3.5)


NET WT. 4.4 OZ (125 g)

Rx Only

Reorder Number

Manufactured for:
Patterson Dental Supply, Inc.
1031 Mendota Heights Road
Saint Paul, MN 55120

Danger: Extremely flammable aerosol.
Contains gas under pressure; may explode if heated.
Causes serious eye damage.

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