Recommended OTC Products

ARSC Recommended OTC Acne Treatment Seal

OTC (over the counter) acne treatment products with the Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada’s “Recommended” Seal have met the following criteria:

  1. The product has undergone independent, scientific review by dermatologists
  2. The formulation is generally accepted as safe
  3. The formulation contains ingredients considered effective in acne

Recommended Seal statement: “This product meets the criteria of the Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada’s Recommended Seal for OTC Acne Treatment Products Program and has been shown to be helpful for acne when used as directed.” 

Recommended Seal OTC Acne Treatment Products Disclaimer

Statement: All drugs, including OTC drugs, have risks and potential side effects. Consumers are reminded to read and follow the instructions and consult with their healthcare provider before using any medication and if their skin is worsening. The Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada’s Recommended Seal does not constitute medical advice and relies upon available scientific evidence at the time of issuing the Recommended Seal.

Useful links: Types of Acne   How do I treat mild acne?   Acne and Skin Care


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