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Triclosan MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


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Triclosan
Tree Number(s)
D02.355.726.900
D02.455.426.559.389.657.654.900
Unique ID
D014260
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014260
Scope Note
A diphenyl ether derivative used in cosmetics and toilet soaps as an antiseptic. It has some bacteriostatic and fungistatic action.
Entry Term(s)
2,4,4'-Trichloro-2'-Hydroxydiphenyl Ether
2-Hydroxy-2',4,4'-trichlorodiphenyl Ether
Aquasept
Clearasil Daily Face Wash
Cliniclean
Irgasan DP 300
Irgasan DP300
Irgasan-DP300
Manusept
Microshield T
Oxy Skin Wash
Sapoderm
Ster-Zac Bath Concentrate
Tersaseptic
Trisan
pHisoHex
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Fatty Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Registry Number
4NM5039Y5X
Related Numbers
3380-34-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Phenol, 5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)-
Previous Indexing
Chlorobenzenes (1974-1975)
Phenyl Ethers (1974-1975)
Public MeSH Note
1991; see PHENYL ETHERS 1976-1990; for IRGASAN DP 300 see TRICLOSAN 1976-1995, 2,4,4'-TRICHLORO-2'-HYDROXYDIPHENYL ETHER was indexed under TRICLOSAN 1998-2013
History Note
1991(1976)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/25
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Triclosan Preferred
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