Skinoren Cream (2011)
Active ingredients: Azelaic acid
Product Name and Form
Skinoren 20% Cream.
White, opaque cream.
Qualitative and Quantitative Composition
1 g of Skinoren Cream contains 200 mg (20% w/w) azelaic acid.
For a full list of excipients, see Section 6.1.
Azelaic Acid is a naturally occurring dicarboxylic acid. Azelaic acid possesses antibacterial, keratolytic, comedolytic, and anti-oxidant activity. Azelaic acid is bactericidal against Proprionibacterium acnes and Staphylococcus epidermidis due to its inhibitory effect on the synthesis of microbial cellular proteins.
- Arlatone 983S (polyoxyethylene fatty acid ester)
- Cutina CBS (mixture of mono-diglycerides, fatty alcohols, triglycerides and wax esters)
- Cetearyl octanoate
- Propylene glycol
- Glycerol 85% (E422)
- Benzoic acid (E210)
- Purified water
Pack sizes and Marketing
Tubes containing 20, 30 or 50 g. Not all pack sizes are marketed.
Aluminium tube with internal epoxide coating and polyethylene screw cap.
Date of first authorisation: 12 December 1989
Date of latest renewal: 24 November 2005