VICKS VAPOSTEAM- camphor (synthetic) liquid 
Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company

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Vicks® VapoSteam®

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Camphor 6.2%


Cough suppressant


temporarily relieves cough associated with a cold


For external use only.

Flammable. Keep away from fire or flame.

For steam inhalation only.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • a persistent or chronic cough such as occurs with smoking, emphysema or asthma
  • cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)

When using this product, do not

  • heat
  • microwave
  • use near an open flame
  • take by mouth
  • direct steam from the vaporizer too close to the face
  • add to hot water or any container where heating water except when adding to cold water only in a hot steam vaporizer. May cause splattering and result in burns.

Stop use and ask a doctor if cough lasts more than 7 days, comes back, or occurs with fever, rash, or headache that lasts. These could be signs of a serious condition.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of eye exposure (flush eyes with water); or in case of accidental ingestion, seek medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


Other information

Inactive ingredients

alcohol 78%, cedarleaf oil, eucalyptus oil, laureth-7, menthol, nutmeg oil, poloxamer 124, silicone



Dist. by Procter & Gamble,
Cincinnati OH 45202.

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 236 ml Bottle Carton




Cough Suppressant


Increases the action of steam
to relieve coughs from colds

See Drug Facts

8 FL OZ (236 ml)

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 236 ml Bottle Carton
camphor (synthetic) liquid
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:37000-522
Route of Administration RESPIRATORY (INHALATION)
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
camphor (synthetic) (UNII: 5TJD82A1ET) (camphor (synthetic) - UNII:5TJD82A1ET) camphor (synthetic) 0.062 g  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
alcohol (UNII: 3K9958V90M)  
cedar leaf oil (UNII: BJ169U4NLG)  
eucalyptus oil (UNII: 2R04ONI662)  
laureth-7 (UNII: Z95S6G8201)  
menthol (UNII: L7T10EIP3A)  
nutmeg oil (UNII: Z1CLM48948)  
poloxamer 124 (UNII: 1S66E28KXA)  
Product Characteristics
Color WHITE Score     
Shape Size
Flavor Imprint Code
# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 NDC:37000-522-08 1 in 1 CARTON
1 236 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINAL part341 02/28/1995
Labeler - Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company (004238200)
Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
Procter & Gamble Manufactura, S. de R.L. de C.V. 812807550 MANUFACTURE(37000-522)

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