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.

chloroxylenol

An antiseptic drug used in mouthwashes and other preparations. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Rinstead.
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The collected teeth were subsequently cleaned and disinfected in 10% chloroxylenol solution.
PRICE PER UNIT PRICE UNIT CHANGE All Purpose Cleaner/Disinfectant 3.03 0.06 Toilet Bowl Cleaner/Deodorizer 2.76 (0.00) Nonabrasive Tub/Tile Cleaner 3.32 (0.03) Drain Cleaner 5.38 0.07 Spray Disinfectant 4.88 0.03 Glass Cleaner/Ammonia 2.92 (0.02) Oven/Appliance Cleaner/Degreaser 4.83 0.02 Specialty Cleaner/Polish 5.41 0.01 Abrasive Tub/Tile Cleaner 1.59 0.02 Lime/Rust Remover 5.10 0.21 Chimney Cleaner/Soot Remover 4.35 0.03 Totals: 3.30 0.04 Topical antiseptics are another target of regulators who are demanding more data on five active ingredients--alcohol, benzalkonium chloride, benzethonium chloride, chloroxylenol and povidone-iodine.
Attributes: Technical grade chloroxylenol biocide for use in non-CMP industrial applications.
Chloroxylenol is among the oldest antimicrobial chemical entities being used today (40).
They also found that using antibacterial soap, containing one percent of the disinfectant chloroxylenol, wasn't any more effective in removing E.
According to Prof Schaffner, their results showed that even the amount of soap used did not show significant results, and the bland soap killed as much bacteria as the tested antimicrobial soap with 1% chloroxylenol formulation.
The agency has deferred for 1 year a decision on the continued use of three other ingredients in consumer wash products: benzalkonium chloride, benzethonium chloride, and chloroxylenol.
Three additional ingredients common in cleaning products --benzalkonium chloride, benzethonium chloride and chloroxylenol --remain under review by the FDA.
In the coming year, ACI and its member companies will submit additional safety and effectiveness data on the key ingredients in use in consumer antibacterial soaps today: benzalkonium chloride, benzethonium cholride and chloroxylenol."
(25) After performing a skin preparation, which included using a scrub brush containing 3.3% chloroxylenol followed with three applications of 2% chlorhexidine gluconate, skin swab cultures were taken before skin incision and at the conclusion of the operation.
Cleaning and disinfectant agents were involved in 17.0% of the cases; the most commonly involved agents were bleaches like sodium hypochlorite (Clorox), disinfectant, like chloroxylenol (Dettol), laundry detergents, phenol (carbolic acid), and potash.
(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.