Kinkan 20mL

JAN code: 4987062441001
Both in name and reality, this is how Kinkan looks.
Company's flagship product for over 95 years.
For itching and stiff shoulders

Kinkan 20mL

Second-class OTC drugs

Form: Liquid for external use

Capacity: 20mL


Kinkan’s active ingredients work in a complex way. This product has excellent effects on insect bites, itching, stiff shoulders, lumbar pain, bruising, and sprains by rapidly removing heat from the affected site by topical application and suppressing the conduction of itching/pain.


Insect bites, itching, stiff shoulders, lumbar pain, bruising and sprains

Dose and administration

Apply an appropriate amount onto the affected area several times a day.

  1. (1) When this product is used by children, use it under the supervision of a parent or guardian.
  2. (2) Be careful not to get it in your eyes. If the product gets in your eyes, wash immediately with water or lukewarm water. If symptoms are severe, consult an ophthalmologist.
  3. (3) This product should be used only for topical application. Gargle with water if anyone ingests it by mistake. Consult a physician if swallowed.

◆ How to use

  1. (1) Keep the bottle upward and push the center of the sponge several times. Air inside the bottle is removed and excess discharge can be prevented.(Figure 1)
  2. (2) Keep the affected site clean (free of impurities/cosmetics/drugs).
  3. (3) Push the sponge on the affected site lightly so that the site is soaked with the liquid.(Figure 2)
  4. (4) Repeat the procedure of “apply and dry” several times.
    • * Since a rash can occur, do not cover the affected site with gauze or a cloth before the liquid has completely dried.
    • * If the sponge becomes soiled, wipe it softly to avoid clogs.

Ingredient and amount

Ingredient Capacity [per 100 mL]
Aqueous ammonia 21.3mL
l-menthol 1.97g
d-camphor 2.41g
Salicylic acid 0.57g
Capsicum tincture 0.35mL (35 mg as an amount of raw herbal medicine)

This product contains ginseng extract as an additive and alcohol as a solvent.


* For notes on dose and administration, refer to the dose and administration section.

■Caution for use■

[Don’t] (If instructions/directions are not followed, conditions may worsen or it is easier to get adverse effects )

  1. 1. Do not use on the following sites:
    1. (1) Periocular area and mucosae
    2. (2) Rash and wounds
  2. 2. Since a rash can occur, do not apply gauze soaked in this product on the affected site.


  1. 1. The following persons should consult a physician, pharmacist or registered sales clerk before using this product.
    1. (1) Those who are under treatment by a physician.
    2. (2) Those who have ever had drug induced allergic reactions.
    3. (3) Those who have severe wetness or sores
    4. (4) Young children or persons with extremely fragile skin.
  2. 2. Discontinue the use of Kinkan immediately if the following adverse effects occur after using this product, and consult a physician or a pharmacist or registered sales clerk with this package.
    Area concerned Symptoms
    Skin Eruption, redness, itching, rash, sores, burning sensation
  3. 3. Discontinue the use of KINKAN and consult a physician, pharmacist or registered sales clerk with this package if symptoms do not improve after the use of this product for 5-6 days.

■Notes on storage and handling■

  1. (1) Store out of the reach of children.
  2. (2) Tightly close the cap and store it in an upright position in a cool place out of direct sunlight.
  3. (3) Since this product contains alcohol as a solvent, pay careful attention to the following:
    • ・Keep this product away from flammable sources such as heating devices because there is a risk of explosion or ignition.
    • ・Do not leave the product in a car because the temperature is prone to be very high inside.
    • ・Plastic products, products made of synthetic fibers, leather products, furniture, floors and painted areas may become discolored/damaged following exposure to the liquid.
  4. (4) Do not replace it with another container.(It may cause misuse or affect the product quality.)
  5. (5) Do not use the product after the expiration date.
  6. (6) Use the product as soon as possible after opening regardless of the expiration date.