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Hexachlorophane Brand names, Hexachlorophane Analogs

Hexachlorophane Brand Names Mixture

  • Fosteen Dermatologic Shampoo (Hexachlorophene + Lanolin + Salicylic Acid + Sulfur)
  • Hexaphenyl (Hexachlorophene + Isopropyl Alcohol)

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Hexachlorophane fda sheet

Hexachlorophane msds (material safety sheet)

Hexachlorophane MSDS

Hexachlorophane Synthesis Reference

No information avaliable

Hexachlorophane Molecular Weight

406.902 g/mol

Hexachlorophane Melting Point

166.5 oC (boiling point)

Hexachlorophane H2O Solubility

140 mg/L

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Hexachlorophane Indication

For use as a surgical scrub and a bacteriostatic skin cleanser. It may also be used to control an outbreak of gram-positive infection where other infection control procedures have been unsuccessful.

Hexachlorophane Pharmacology

Hexachlorophene, a detergent cleanser, is an antibacterial sudsing emulsion for topical administration. It is a bacteriostatic cleansing agent. It cleanses the skin thoroughly and has bacteriostatic action against staphylococci and other gram-positive bacteria. Cumulative antibacterial action develops with repeated use. Cleansing with alcohol or soaps containing alcohol removes the antibacterial residue.

Hexachlorophane Absorption

Detectable blood levels of hexachlorophene following absorption through intact skin have been found in subjects who regularly scrubbed with hexachlorophene.

Hexachlorophane side effects and Toxicity

Oral, rat LD50: 66 mg/kg. Signs of overdose include anorexia, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, dehydration, convulsions, hypotension, and shock, and in several reported instances, fatalities.

Hexachlorophane Patient Information

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Hexachlorophane Organisms Affected

Enteric bacteria and other eubacteria