chloroxylenol

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chloroxylenol

 [klor″o-zi´lĕ-nol]
a broad-spectrum antimicrobial used in the treatment of bacterial, fungal, and yeast infections of the skin and nails.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

chloroxylenol

An antiseptic drug used in mouthwashes and other preparations. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Rinstead.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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(3,10) Chloroxylenol or 4-chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol present in various commonly used antiseptic preparations and soaps is also an important cause of dermatitis of the scrotum.
activity MW Phenol 108-95-2 ND 94.1 2-Methylphenol 95-48-7 ND 108.1 4-Methylphenol 106-44-5 ND 108.1 Thymol 89-83-8 ND 150.2 Chlorothymol 89-68-9 1/400,000 184.7 4-t-Amylphenol 80-46-6 1/200,000 164.3 Carvacrol 499-75-2 ND 150.2 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol 59-50-7 1/3,000,000 142.6 4-Chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol 88-04-0 1/900,000 156.6 2,2'-Dihydroxybiphenyl 1806-29-7 ND 186.2 8-Hydroxyquinoline 148-24-3 ND 145.2 Abbreviations: CAS, Chemical Abstracts Service; MW, molecular weight; ND, not detected.