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Name:Acnevirfacial Wash
Manufacturer:Alva-amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc.
Category:Over-the-counter (OTC) Marketed Drugs

Drug Facts

ACNEVIR FACIAL WASH - salicylic acid soap 
Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc.

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.


Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Salicylic acid, 2%..................................Acne treatment wash


For the treatment of acne.  Helps clear acne blemishes, blackheads and whiteheads.  Helps prevent new acne blemishes, blackheads and whiteheads from forming.


For external use only.

When using this product

  • Avoid contact with the eyes.  If contact occurs, rinse eyes thoroughly with water.
  • using other topical acne medications at the same time or immediately following use of this product may increase dryness or irritation of the skin.  If this occurs, only one medication should be used unless directed by a doctor.

Keep out of reach of children.  If swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control enter right away.


  • Read all package directions and warnings before using.
  • Use only as directed.
  • Wash the affected area with this product and warm water one to three times daily.
  • Because excessive drying of the skin may occur, start with one application daily, then gradually increase to two or three times daily if needed or directed by a doctor.
  • If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce use to once a day or every other day.
  • Intended for use by normally healthy adults only.
  • Persons under 18 years of age or those with highly sensitive or allergic skin should use only as directed by a doctor.

Other information

Serious side effects associated with the use of this product may be reported to the phone number provided below.

Inactive ingredients

Lauramidopropyl betaine, panthenol (Provitamin B5), phospholipid EFA, purified water, sodium chloride, sodium C14 - 16 olefin sulfonates.

Questions? 1-800-792-2582

Acnevir Wash PDP

salicylic acid soap
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:52389-606
Route of Administration TOPICAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Salicylic acid (Salicylic acid) Salicylic acid 2 g  in 100 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
lecithin, soybean  
Sodium chloride  
Lauramidopropyl betaine  
Product Characteristics
Color      Score     
Shape Size
Flavor Imprint Code
# Item Code Package Description Multilevel Packaging
1 NDC:52389-606-06 185 g in 1 BOTTLE, PUMP None

Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
OTC monograph final part333D 12/01/2009

Labeler - Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc. (042074856)

Revised: 05/2010 Alva-Amco Pharmacal Companies, Inc.

Reproduced with permission of U.S. National Library of Medicine

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