Benzoyl Peroxide: A history of early research and researchers

@article{Merker2002BenzoylPA,
  title={Benzoyl Peroxide: A history of early research and researchers},
  author={P. C. Merker},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={41}
}
  • P. C. Merker
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Dermatology
  • Cunliffe in reviewing the historical background on the use of benzoyl peroxide as an efficacious treatment for acne attributed the discovery to Pace in 1965. Subsequently, issues were raised concerning the historical sequence of events that surrounded the developmental process during the years 1958 through 1965. However, there is an earlier history covering the years 1901–34. It is the intent of this review to place these earlier references into historical perspective with the more modern… CONTINUE READING
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