Allergic reactions, chemical irritants, and insect bites can cause itchy and unpleasant skin reactions. If that happens, hydrocortisone cream can provide quick relief of the symptoms. Our cream contains 1% hydrocortisone, the strongest non-prescription anti-itching agent available. It is designed to relieve skin irritations caused by allergies, chemicals or insect bites. Hydrocortisone cream should be included in all first aid kits in homes, schools, and businesses to relieve itching quickly. Packaged in single-use .9 gram packets.