Hexachlorophene

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Hexachlorophene Overview

Hexachlorophene, also known as Nabac, is an organochlorine compound that was once widely used as a disinfectant. The compound occurs as a white odorless solid, although commercial samples can be off-white and possess a slightly phenolic odor. It is insoluble in water but dissolves in acetone, ethanol, diethyl ether, and chloroform. In medicine, hexachlorophene is useful as a topical anti-infective, anti-bacterial agent, often used in soaps and toothpaste. It is also used in agriculture as a s...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Hexachlorophene
  • Aerosol: 0.23%
  • Emulsion: 3%
  • Soap: 3%
  • Solution: 0.25%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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