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benzoyl peroxide

[′ben·zə·wəl pə′räk‚sīd]
(organic chemistry)
(C6H5CO)2O2 A white, crystalline solid; melting point 103-105°C; explodes when heated above 105°C; slightly soluble in water, soluble in organic solvents; used as a bleaching and drying agent and a polymerization catalyst.
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The PanOxyl line offers different strengths and formulations for treating acne.
PanOxyl Exfoliating Solution, meanwhile, relies on a 0.5% salicylic acid formulation.
(+4.2%) Dollar Dollar Market sales sales LEADING BRANDS ** share (000) % change Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash 11.9% $4,954 +32.5% Clearasil Ultra 7.2% 2,998 +30.8% Aveeno Clear Complexion 4.6% 1,925 -4.6% Johnson Clean 8r Clear Advantage 3.9% 1,633 +20.5% Neutrogena Rapid Clear 3.6% 1,494 +40.0% Neutrogena Acne Stress Control 3.6% 1,481 -19.7% Stiefel Panoxyl 3.5% 1,461 +10.1% University Medical AcneFree 3.3% 1,364 -30.7% St.
(+1.1%) Dollar Dollar Market sales sales LEADING BRANDS ** share (000) % change Neutrogena Oil Free Acne Wash 9.7% $16,486 + 29.1% Clearasil Ultra 5.7% 9,720 - 3.6% University Medical Acnefree 5.3% 8,981 + 6.8% Aveeno Clear Complexion 5.0% 8,580 - 4.5% Neutrogena Acne Stress Control 4.3% 7,287 + 7.1% Johnsons Clean & Clear Advantage 3.7% 6,331 + 2.4% Oxy 3.5% 6,041 - 15.8% Stiefel Panoxyl 3.4% 5,790 + 10.7% Neutrogena Clear Pore 2.9% 4,884 + 4.2% Neutrogena Advanced Solutions 2.6% 4,427 - 21.8% TOTAL UNIT SALES * 60.2 mil.
At this year's National Association of Chain Drug Stores Marketplace Conference, Stiefel unveild PanOxyl Acne Treatment Foam.
In March the Impruv Dry Skin Care Solutions line debuted, followed recently by PanOxyl Acne Treatment Foam, which boasts a revolutionary delivery system, according to Shane Sundholm, vice president of North America consumer health care.
A revolutionary new acne product that Stiefel is introducing at NACDS Marketplace is PanOxyl Acne Treatment Foam.