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Information of Triclosan from BacMet

Compound Information

  • Compound name: Triclosan

  • Chemical Class: Phenolic compounds

  • Description: It is a disinfectant belongs to Phenolics group, Triclosan is an antibacterial and antifungal agent. It is a polychloro phenoxy phenol. It is present in soaps (0.10-1.00%), deodorants, toothpastes, mouth washes, and cleaning supplies. It is also used as an antiseptic, disinfectant or preservative in clinical settings, various consumer products including cosmetics, household cleaning products, kitchen utensils, bedding, socks, plastic materials, toys, paints, etc.

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