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Use only as directed

Use product only as directed.

This product information is intended only for residents of the United States.

BENGAY® ZERO DEGREES® Menthol Pain Relieving Gel


Move like there’s no tomorrow with the instant sensation of ice and powerful PRO-COOL® technology
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• Blast away pain with medicated pain relief that lasts for hours

• Enjoy the instant icy-cold sensation from this vanishing scent pain relieving gel

• May be stored in the freezer


Active Ingredients

Menthol 5%

Inactive Ingredients

Aminomethyl Propanol
Disteareth 75 IPDI
Ethylhexyl Isononanoate
FD&C Blue 1
Isopropyl Alcohol
PEG 7 Capric/Caprylic glycerides
Polysorbate 60
Propylene Glycol


Temporarily relieves the minor aches and pains of muscles and joints associated with:

  • simple backache
  • arthritis
  • strains
  • bruises
  • sprains


For external use only.

Flammable: Keep away from fire or flame.

Do not use

  • on wounds or damaged skin
  • with a heating pad
  • on a child under 12 years of age with arthritis-like conditions

Ask a doctor before use if you have redness over the affected area

When using this product

  • avoid contact with eyes or mucous membranes
  • do not bandage tightly

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • condition worsens or symptoms persist for more than 7 days
  • symptoms clear up and occur again within a few days
  • excessive skin irritation occurs

Keep out of reach of children to avoid accidental ingestion.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.


Adults and children 12 years of age and older

  • Apply to affected area not more than 3 to 4 times daily
  • For first use: remove and discard foil on applicator head
  • After use, wipe off applicator head, turn dial back slightly, and replace protective cap
  • Clean outside with damp cloth or paper towel. Do not rinse under or immerse in water.
  • Return product to storage

Children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

Other Information

product may be stored in freezer out of reach of children. Place product in freezer a minimum of 2 hours before use, or product may be stored at 20° to 25° C (68° to 77°F) and applied at room temperature, but will not feel as refreshing as when stored in freezer.


Call 1-800-223-0182, 8:00am to 8:00pm, EST, Monday through Friday

Available in:

3 fl oz (85g)
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380 reviews 377 out of 380 (99%) recommend this product Write a review
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Final Relief!!

3 months 2 weeks ago
Being a breast cancer survivor, my radiation treatment was followed by a nine-month oral medication, that eradicated estrogen from my body, since my tumors were fed by this hormone. This left me with osteoporosis, that is excruciatingly painful. We've tried every medication on earth to help eliminate this critical pain, but found that only BenGay gave me relief. If we could, we would buy stock in this product. The only objective was the 'familiar' scent. Now that you have 'Bengay Zero Degrees,' we will definitely invest in that!! Please give my thanks, for helping patients, like myself, live a more productive life. My knees and feet have the most acute pain, but, I can walk with Bengay. Thank You For Your Compassion in Health Care, Esther Delmatier Former Professional Marathon Runner
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
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Love but ...searching and no longer seeing it.

4 months 3 weeks ago
Love but cannot find it anymore. Searched a few CVS,Walgreen and Target.
Nobody has voted this review helpful.
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I use it and it works great, but I'm out and I can't find it anywhere. Why?

1 year 4 months ago
I use it and it works great but I'm out of it, and I can't find it anywhere. I've been to Walmart, CVS, Target, Walgreens. Why can't I find it?
9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.
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Fair product

1 year 8 months ago
I did not put this product in the freezer but it was stored at room temperature. This product is good if you can get past the burning sensation. Maybe next time I will try putting it in the freezer maybe it won't make my skin feel like it's on fire.
Response from Johnson and Johnson, BENGAY® , Consumer Care 1 year 8 months ago
Thank you for your review, Gee. We are sorry to hear about your experience. We would like to speak with you to gather more information since this is not typical. Please call our consumer care center at 1-800-223-0182 between Mon-Fri 8AM-8PM EST. We look forward to hearing from you. Thank you!
2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.
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The best ever!

1 year 8 months ago
I just bought some of this and stuck it into the freezer. It is wonderful! When I rub it into my arthritic knees and hip, I can feel the cold going down deep into my joints. I love the container; easy to use. I plan to buy several more containers of it so I have them everywhere I go and don't take a chance o running out (since I have found it difficult to find). I highly recommend it.
3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
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1 year 10 months ago
I pulled a muscle in my back and was in a lot of pain. I tried a variety of products (ibuprofen, Thermawrap, etc.) with no relief. My lower back was killing me, and I was having muscle spasms. Even walking, sitting or laying down was causing me pain. I went to my local CVS to ask if there was an over the counter muscle relaxer that I could take. As I had suspected, no such thing existed (I guess I would have to go to my doctor to get one). I didn't have the money for a doctor's visit, so the pharmacist that I spoke to recommended Bengay Zero Degrees. She said that a friend of hers had used it, and said that it worked "like a miracle". I was cautiously optimistic, since as I stated earlier, nothing else that I had tried worked. I put the Bengay into my freezer as directed, to get it cold. I applied a generous amount on my sore spot last night before I went to bed. I like how it has menthol, and combined with the fact that when you put it into the freezer, it feels nice and cool when you put it on. I woke up this morning, and to my surprise, my back pain and spasms are gone!! It really is like a miracle, and I can't believe that the pain went away. I will probably continue to use this for the next couple of days, just to be sure that the pain is really gone. This stuff works great, and I love it! I recommend it to anyone that has a pulled or strained muscle. I read that some people were saying that it cost a little more. But I don't mind paying for something that actually works, like this stuff does. I give this product five stars. *****
6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.
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This product has great features

1 year 11 months ago
New York
This product has great features This product has great features This product has great features This product has great features
0 out of 6 people found this review helpful.
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zero degree price and amount

2 years 1 month ago
san francisco
10 dollars is a pretty high price to pay for 3 ounces.hardly lasted a week and the other brand blue cooling product i-c-h** is the same price and it comes in a larger container. I use it for headache and need more already. I should of read the label better. Its impossible to tell the volume from the packaging so assumed it was more than what i purchased. It does work good.just need a larger size at a better price.
Response from Johnson and Johnson, BENGAY®, Consumer Care 2 years 1 month ago
We appreciate your feedback. BENGAY® is not intended to be used for headaches and we would like to learn more about your usage. Please call us at 1-800-223-0182, we're open Monday through Friday, 8 AM-8 PM EDT. One of our Reps will be happy to help you.
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