Kaiser permanente benzoyl peroxide liquid

Active ingredient

Benzoyl peroxide 5%


Acne medication


for the treatment of acne


For external use only

Do not use

if you

  • have very sensitive skin
  • are sensitive to benzoyl peroxide

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.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • irritation becomes severe

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.

Other information

  • store at 20-25C (68-77F)

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 ingredient

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Ingredients and appearance - Product information

Kaiser permanente benzoyl peroxide liquid- Benzoyl peroxide

Product information

Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC: 0179-8705
Route of Administration Topical

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Strength
Benzoyl peroxide ( UNII: W9WZN9A0GM)( Benzoyl peroxide - UNII: W9WZN9A0GM ) 5 gin 100 g

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Code
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)

Product Characteristics


# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date
1 NDC: 0179-8705-05 142g in 1 BOTTLE 2007/06/08

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Territorial Authority Marketing Start Date
OTC monograph final part333D USA 2007/06/08

Labeler - Kaiser Foundation Hospitals( 053052619)

Package/label principal display panel

Benzoyl Peroxide 5%

Acne treatment wash

Fragrance free

NET WT 5 OZ (142 g)