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Article
May 1968

Allergic Contact Dermatitis to Benzoyl PeroxideReport of Cases

Author Affiliations

Miami, Fla

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fla.

Arch Dermatol. 1968;97(5):527. doi:10.1001/archderm.1968.01610110035004
Abstract

Two cases are reported of allergic contact dermatitis to acne preparations containing benzoyl peroxide. Both patients had positive patch tests to 5% benzoyl peroxide in petrolatum while 40 of 41 control patients had no reaction.

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