Acne products with these two ingredients can cause allergic reactions

June 26, 2014 3:33 PM

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Acne products with these two ingredients can cause allergic reactions

When selecting an over the counter (OTC) acne treatment product, consumers should be aware that they can cause severe allergic reactions, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) said Wednesday in a statement.

The FDA has warned consumers that, while rare, using certain acne products containing the active ingredients benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid can cause potentially life-threatening allergic reactions. The agency emphasizes, though, that at this point, they it cannot confirm whether the reactions w...

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