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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Suppliers (trading companies) of Triclosan (including contact details)
We do not need triclosan in our everyday personal care products to prevent the spreading of germs to others.
If the fabK gene is acquired by other bacteria, either through genetic engineering or through normal horizontal transfer of genes from one cell to another, the resultant recombinant bacterium will be resistant to triclosan (Health & Rock, 2000).
scientists who compared the new triclosan test, called "magnetic particle enzyme immunoassay," to the more traditional method--gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS).
Some studies have found triclosan in more than 75% of liquid hand-washing soaps sold in the United States.
KEY WORDS: Crassostrea virginica, hemocytes, oyster, oyster parasite, Perkinsus marinus, reactive oxidative intermediates, triclosan
According to the non-profit group Beyond Pesticides, laboratory studies have found a number of different strains of mutated bacteria that are resistant to triclosan and to certain antibiotics.
Then I switched to Ivory bar soap from an antibacterial soap with triclosan that I had used for all those years.
75 percent Triclosan foamed health care personnel handwash ideal for use in high-risk areas.
Odds are they're filled with products that contain triclosan (or its chemical cousin triclocarban).
At issue are antibacterial products that include chemicals such as triclosan, which is known for its bacteria-fighting properties.