Label: BENZOYL PEROXIDE- benzoyl peroxide liquid
- NDC Code(s): 45802-280-01, 45802-280-34
- Packager: Perrigo New York Inc
- Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
- DEA Schedule: None
- Marketing Status: OTC monograph final
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Updated January 30, 2013
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- Active ingredient
Benzoyl peroxide 5%Close
for the treatment of acneClose
For external use only
When using this product
- skin irritation and dryness is more likely to occur if you use another topical acne medication at the same time. If irritation occurs, only use one topical acne medication at a time.
- avoid unnecessary sun exposure and use a sunscreen
- avoid contact with the eyes, lips, and mouth
- avoid contact with hair and dyed fabrics, which may be bleached by this product
- skin irritation may occur, characterized by redness, burning, itching, peeling, or possibly swelling. Irritation may be reduced by using the product less frequently or in a lower concentration.
Keep out of reach of children.
If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)
- shake well
- Sensitivity Test for a New User. Apply product sparingly to one or two small affected areas during the first 3 days. If no discomfort occurs, follow the directions stated below.
- wet area to be cleansed
- apply acne wash and gently massage area for 1-2 minutes
- rinse thoroughly and pat dry
- because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed or as directed by a doctor
- if bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day
- if going outside, apply sunscreen after using this product. If irritation or sensitivity develops, stop use of both products and ask a doctor.
- Inactive ingredients
carbomer homopolymer, citric acid*, edetate disodium, glycerin, imidurea, lauryl methacrylate/glycol dimethacrylate crosspolymer, purified water, sodium C14-16 olefin sulfonate, sodium hydroxide *may contain this ingredientClose
- Questions or comments?
- Package/Label Principal Display Panel
Benzoyl Peroxide 5%
Acne Medication WashClose
- INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
benzoyl peroxide liquid
Product Information Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:45802-280 Route of Administration TOPICAL Active Ingredient/Active Moiety Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength BENZOYL PEROXIDE (UNII: W9WZN9A0GM) (BENZOYL PEROXIDE - UNII:W9WZN9A0GM) BENZOYL PEROXIDE 5 g in 100 g Inactive Ingredients Ingredient Name Strength CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE (UNII: 2968PHW8QP) EDETATE DISODIUM (UNII: 7FLD91C86K) GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX) IMIDUREA (UNII: M629807ATL) WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R) SODIUM C14-16 OLEFIN SULFONATE (UNII: O9W3D3YF5U) SODIUM HYDROXIDE (UNII: 55X04QC32I) LAURYL METHACRYLATE/GLYCOL DIMETHACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER (UNII: EX0F4CZ66H) Packaging # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date 1 NDC:45802-280-01 142 g in 1 BOTTLE 2 NDC:45802-280-34 227 g in 1 BOTTLE Marketing Information Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date OTC monograph final part333D 01/24/2013 Labeler - Perrigo New York Inc (078846912)