October 25, 2010
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
New Release of Medicated Skin Wash in 500mL Pump-style Economy Size and Refill Pouch Available from November 12, 2010
Tokyo, Japan - Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President: Taro Iwamoto) announced today that a new size of UL•OS Medicated Skin Wash for the face and body will be released in a 500mL pump-style economy-size and a refill pouch on November 12, 2010.
The UL•OS Medicated Skin Wash is an all-in-one medicated cleanser for men that can be used to cleanse the face and body. By combining two active ingredients*1, the product cleanses, kills bacteria and disinfects the skin, helping to prevent body and sweat odors as well as acne. Since the 300mL size went on sale in Japan in April 2010, Medicated Skin Wash has become the third best*2 selling over the counter cleansing product for men. Due to strong demand, Otsuka Pharmaceutical decided to release the new product size and refill pouch.
- *1: O-Cymen-5-OL (disinfectant）and dipotassium glycyrrhizate (antiphlogistic)
- *2: From the April - Sept. 2010 Survey on the OTC Cleansing Product Market for Men conducted by INTAGE, Inc.
Information in this news release was current as of the original release date.