Skip to Content

The originating document has been archived. We cannot confirm the completeness, accuracy and currency of the content.

Comfortcaine Topical Anesthetic

Dosage form: gel
Ingredients: Benzocaine 200mg in 1g
Labeler: Dental Technologies, Inc.
NDC Code: 55346-1404

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

Benzocaine 20%


Oral Anesthetic


For the temporary relief of occasional pain and minor irritation associated with:

  • canker sores
  • ulcers
  • minor dental procedures
  • needle punctures
  • minor injury of the mouth and gums
  • minor irritation of the mouth and gums caused by dentures or orthodontic appliances
  • sore mouth and throat


Do not use if you have a history of allergy to any "caine" anesthetics, such as benzocaine, butacaine, procaine, or tetracaine.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • Sore mouth symptoms do not improve in 7 days or if irritation, pain, or redness persists or worsens.
  • Sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, nausea, rash, swelling, or vomiting.

When using this product
  • Avoid contact with eyes

Keep out of reach of children.

If more than used for pain is accidentally swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.


Do not exceed recommended dosage. Adults and children 2 years of age or older

Apply to the affected area. Allow to remain in place at least 1 minute and then spit out. Use up to 3 times daily or as directed by a dentist or doctor.

Children under 12 years of age Should be supervised in the use of the product.

Children under 2 years of age Consult a dentist or doctor

Other information:

Do not use if imprinted seal under cap is broken or missing.

Store at 59° to 86° F (15° to 30° C)

Inactive ingredients:

Flavoring, polyethylene glycol base, sodium saccharin.

Questions or Comments?

Call 1-800-323-4532 or 1/847-679-3400

M-F: 8:00AM to 5:00PM

Central Time

Bosworth® Company

7227 N. Hamlin Avenue

Skokie, IL 60076


Principal Display Panel

Bosworth® ComfortCaine™

Topical Anesthetic

NDC 55346-1404-1

Ref 16603

1 oz.(30g.)



benzocaine gel
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55346-1404
Route of AdministrationDENTALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Benzocaine (BENZOCAINE) Benzocaine200 mg  in 1 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Polyethylene Glycol 400 
Polyethylene Glycol 3350 
Product Characteristics
Color    Score    
FlavorCHERRY (Cherry) Imprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55346-1404-130 g in 1 JAR
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart35601/01/1997
Labeler - Dental Technologies, Inc. (148312838)

Revised: 11/2012
Dental Technologies, Inc.

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.