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Information of Tetrachlorosalicylanilide (TCS) from BacMet

Compound Information

  • Compound name: Tetrachlorosalicylanilide (TCS)

  • Chemical Class: Salicylanilide

  • Description: Generic name is 3,3',4',5-tetrachlorosalicylanilide. Bacteriostat in formulations of surgical soaps, laundry soaps, rinses, polishes, shampoos, deodorants. Also as preservative in textile finishes, certain petroleum products, cellulose esters, cutting oils, coolants. When heated to decomposition it emits very toxic fumes of chlorides and nitrogen oxides.

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