How It Works:
The exact mechanism is not known; however, benzoic acid may inhibit the growth of fungi on skin surface.
Facial swelling, Allergic reaction, Application site redness, Application site irritation, Shortness of breath
Benzoic Acid is used in the treatment of skin infections and fungal infections
- Do not use benzoic acid and consult your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to benzoic acid or any of the ingredients in formulation.
- Use with caution if it is to be applied over large areas of skin.
- Do not ingest benzoic acid.
- Keep away from eyes and inner membranes of nose, mouth etc.
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. Is benzoic acid a strong acid?
Benzoic acid is weak acid
Q. Is it soluble in water?
It is not soluble in water
Q. Does benzoic acid have a recognizable odor?
Yes, benzoic acid has characteristic pungent odor.