triclosan


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triclosan

 [tri-klo´san]
an antibacterial effective against gram-positive and most gram-negative organisms and exhibiting slight activity against yeasts and fungi; used as a detergent in surgical scrubs, soaps, and deodorants.

triclosan

[tri-klo′san]
an antibacterial effective against gram-positive and most gram-negative organisms and exhibiting slight activity against yeasts and fungi. It is used as a detergent in surgical scrubs, soaps, and deodorants.

triclosan

A disinfectant drug used externally in staphylococcal and other skin infections. Brand names are Aquasept, Manusept, Ster-Zac Bath Concentrate.

tri·clo·san

(trīklō-san)
Biphenyl agent used in dentifrices.

triclosan (trīklō´san),

n an antibacterial agent, combined with a liquid, paste, or powder, used to clean the teeth by reducing gingivitis and plaque within the oral cavity. It can be used in combination with fluoride.

triclosan

a biphenyl antibacterial disinfectant used most often in medicated shampoos.
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The most efficient solution is to just ban triclosan, said conradseitz.
She continued that when triclosan is present in handwash, since one spreads it around a wide area, it gives a chance to be absorbed; whereas in the case of brushing, it is in the specific area for a very short period of time.
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Recent studies suggest triclosan and similar substances can interfere with hormone levels in lab animals and spur the growth of drug-resistant bacteria.
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