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Hexachlorophen Brand names, Hexachlorophen Analogs

Hexachlorophen Brand Names Mixture

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

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Hexachlorophen fda sheet

Hexachlorophen msds (material safety sheet)

Hexachlorophen MSDS

Hexachlorophen Synthesis Reference

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Hexachlorophen Molecular Weight

406.902 g/mol

Hexachlorophen Melting Point

166.5 oC (boiling point)

Hexachlorophen H2O Solubility

140 mg/L

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Hexachlorophen 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.

Hexachlorophen 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.

Hexachlorophen Absorption

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

Hexachlorophen 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.

Hexachlorophen Patient Information

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Hexachlorophen Organisms Affected

Enteric bacteria and other eubacteria