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These acne products could be deadly

Ross Cronkrite | Science Recorder | June 26, 2014

These acne products could be deadly

Check out the Active Ingredient(s) section of the Drug Facts label.

According to a recently released statement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), some acne treatments, specifically those containing the active ingredients benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid, can cause serious allergic reactions that are potentially deadly.

The topical acne products can cause severe allergic reactions that exceed the side effects already listed on the warning label, such as burning, dryness, itching, peeling, redness, etc.

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