Aquasept

Aquasept

A brand name for TRICLOSAN.

triclosan (2,4,4'-trichlor-hydroxydiphenylether)

; Aquasept; Manusept chemical disinfectant of low toxicity, effective against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria in aqueous/alcoholic formulations, often used for hand disinfection as an antibacterial hand rub; used during clinical practice as an alternative to hand washing; use forms an integral part of management of control of spread of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and other hospital-acquired infections
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