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Biofreeze is a topical over-the-counter gel for pain relief consisting of menthol[1] with and other ingredients.

Company origins[edit source | edit]

The company that launched Biofreeze was Performance Health, Inc. This company was acquired by the Hygenic Corporation in 2006. Hygenic Corporation is located in Akron, Ohio and serves the hands-on healthcare professional markets.

Uses[edit source | edit]

The product can be used to alleviate sore muscles, muscle sprains and strains, back, shoulder and neck pain, and to reduce pain to ankle, knee, hip and elbow joints.

Ingredients[edit source | edit]

References[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ Bishop, Bart; et al. (December 2011). "Effects of Biofreeze vs. ice on acute, non-complicated neck pain." Clinical Chiropractic. Volume 14, Issue 4, Pages 153-154.
  2. ^ (Revision date: September 30, 2011). "Material Safety Data Sheet: Biofreeze Gel and Roll On." Performance Health, Inc. Accessed July 2012

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