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Providing answers to the most common Bactine® FAQs

Bactine® MAX Pain Relieving Cleansing Spray or Liquid should be your “go to” when you first get a cut, scrape or minor burn. It contains maximum strength Lidocaine (an anesthetic) to relieve pain, and a maximum strength antiseptic to kill 99.9% of germs*.

Bactine® MAX First Aid Antiseptic Wound Wash is a maximum strength antiseptic that kills 99.9% of germs* in seconds. Use Bactine’s Aloe formula for no-sting cleanup. Use it anytime you need to kill germs while your skin injury is healing.

Bactine™ MAX Advanced Healing + Scar Defense Hydrogel should be used at least twice a day while your cut, scrape or minor burn is healing. This one-of-a-kind hydrogel technology speeds healing, provides a barrier against external contamination, keeping germs at bay, and reduces the likelihood of scarring – no need to apply a bandage over the area.

Bactine® MAX Pain Relieving Cleansing Spray and Liquid contains Benzalkonium Chloride 0.13% w/w, an antiseptic to kill germs and help prevent skin infection, and Lidocaine HCL 4.0% w/w, for the temporary relief of pain and itching.

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Bactine® MAX First Aid Antiseptic Wound Wash contains Benzalkonium Chloride 0.13% w/w, an antiseptic to kill germs and help prevent skin infection.

• Download Drug Facts (PDF)

Bactine™ MAX Advanced Healing + Scar Defense Hydrogel contains a combination of four powerful natural ingredients. This unique hydrogel technology speeds healing by providing an invisible moisture barrier that accelerates healthy cell growth and protects against germs. It also reduces the likelihood of scarring.

Bactine® MAX Pain Relieving Cleansing Spray and Liquid and Bactine® MAX First Aid Antiseptic Wound Wash have been proven to kill the following germs:

  • Staph
  • MRSA
  • E. coli
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Acinetobacter species
  • Enterobacter species
  • Klebsiella p
  • Enterococcus faecalis
  • Candida albicans

A hydrogel like Bactine™ MAX Advanced Healing + Scar Defense Hydrogel helps speed healing by protecting the skin injury from external contaminants and maintaining a moist environment.

All Bactine® MAX products are safe to use on children two years and older.

We cannot recommend that Bactine® be used for this purpose since body piercings are considered puncture wounds. Consumers should consult their doctor for the treatment of such wounds.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) requires the use of child-resistant caps on all products that contain more than 5.0 mg. of Lidocaine.

Yes. They are #2 code HDPE (High-Density Polyethylene). The caps are currently not recyclable.
Yes. All Bactine® products are made in the USA.