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Acne Active Ingredient Combination Urged In Citizen Petition To FDA

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

FDA should permit the use of 2% salicylic acid and 10% sulfur as combination active ingredients in the final monograph for topical acne drug products, D'Arcy Revolutionary Skincare states in a 1citizen petition to FDA

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