PhisohexActive Ingredient(s): Hexachlorophene
FDA Approved: * April 19, 1949
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
Category: Skin Care
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... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.