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Benzoyl Peroxide

A peroxide derivative that has been used topically for BURNS and as a dermatologic agent in the treatment of ACNE and POISON IVY DERMATITIS. It is used also as a bleach in the food industry.

Year introduced: 1991(1976)

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Tree Number(s): D02., D02.455.426.559.389.127.133

MeSH Unique ID: D001585

Registry Number: W9WZN9A0GM

Entry Terms:

  • Peroxide, Benzoyl
  • Diphenylglyoxal Superoxide
  • Superoxide, Diphenylglyoxal
  • Benzoyl Superoxide
  • Superoxide, Benzoyl
  • Dibenzoyl Peroxide
  • Peroxide, Dibenzoyl
  • PanOxyl

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