Acne products with these two ingredients can cause allergic reactions

June 26, 2014 3:33 PM

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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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