ACNECIDE Face Wash Spot Treatment Benzoyl Peroxide 50g

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ACNECIDE Face Wash Spot Treatment Benzoyl Peroxide 50g


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Acnecide Face Wash is an effective wash off treatment for mild acne of the face. Contains the active ingredient benzoyl peroxide which effectively kills up to 95% of bacteria causing spots. In addition, it contains microsphere technology which helps absorb excess oil while releasing glycerine to hydrate the skin.

Treatment of mild acne of the face
Contains 5% Benzoyl Peroxide
Kills up to 95% of bacteria
Absorbs excess oil
Releases glycerine to hydrate the skin
Wash on, wash off

Acnecide Face Wash is indicated for the treatment of mild acne. Contains 5% benzoyl peroxide. Always read the label.

Suitable for

Acnecide Face Wash 5% Gel is suitable if:

  • You are over the age of 12 years.
  • You have mild acne on the face.

Mild acne appears as predominately blackheads and whiteheads and there are few or no spots and pimples and no inflamed spots.

How to use

How to use Acnecide Face Wash 5% Gel?

Adults and adolescents aged 12 years and over. Wet skin and gently rub a small amount of the wash on to the affected areas to form a lather. Leave on the skin for 1-2 minutes then rinse thoroughly and pat skin dry. Apply wash once or twice a day to all affected areas of the face avoiding contact with sensitive areas such as the eyes, mouth, nose lining and neck. Start by using this product on alternate days to minimise this risk and then gradually increase the frequency up to twice a day use if tolerated.

Hazards and Cautions

Do not use with other acne treatments and benzoyl peroxide products unless advised by your doctor.

If your acne gets worse while using Acnecide Face Wash or if it does not improve within 12 weeks, it is important that you see your pharmacist or doctor for advice. Under treatment of some forms of acne may sometimes result in scarring. Your pharmacist or doctor will be able to recommend an alternative treatment for your acne.

If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, planning to have a baby, or breastfeeding, consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine.

Try to avoid exposure to strong sunlight whilst using Acnecide Face Wash. If exposure is unavoidable, use a suitable sunscreen and apply the treatment in the evening.

If your skin becomes severely irritated, or sever redness, itching or peeling of the skin occurs, discontinue use immediately and consult your pharmacist or doctor

This product may bleach hair and coloured fabrics including clothing, towels and bed linen. Be careful to avoid contact of the Face Wash with these materials. Please make sure that you wash your hands thoroughly after you have used it


If accidentally swallowed, seek immediate medical advice.



Active ingredients

Active Ingredient: Hydrous Benzoyl Peroxide equivalent to Benzoyl peroxide 5% w/w


Hydrous Benzoyl Peroxide equivalent to Benzoyl peroxide 5% w/w.
Other ingredients are: Acrylates copolymer, glycerol, carbomer 940, sodium C14-C16 olefin sulfonate, sodium hydroxide (for pH adjustment), purified water. more less

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