INCI Name: Ethyl 4-aminobenzoate
CAS Numbers: 94-09-7
Benzocaine is a local anesthetic commonly used as a topical pain reliever or in cough drops. It is the active ingredient in many over-the-counter and prescription topical medications.
Benzocaine is the active ingredient in many over-the-counter (OTC) products used to relieve pain in the mouth and gums from a variety of conditions. OTC benzocaine products come in the form of gels, sprays, liquids, and lozenges.