WHEN USING THIS PRODUCT: Use only as directed. Do not bandage tightly or use a heating pad. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Do not apply to wounds or damaged, broken, or irritated skin. A transient burning sensation or redness may occur upon application but generally disappears in several days. If you experience an allergic reaction, discontinue use and consult a physician. Do not expose the area treated with the product to heat or direct sunlight.