Hexachlorophene



[hek-suh-klawr-uh-feen, -klohr-] /ˌhɛk səˈklɔr əˌfin, -ˈkloʊr-/

noun
1.
a white, crystalline powder, C 13 Cl 6 H 6 O 2 , insoluble in water: used as an antibacterial agent chiefly in toothpastes and soaps.
/ˌhɛksəˈklɔːrəfiːn/
noun
1.
an insoluble almost odourless white bactericidal substance used in antiseptic soaps, deodorants, etc. Formula: (C6HCl3OH)2CH2

hexachlorophene hex·a·chlo·ro·phene (hěk’sə-klôr’ə-fēn’) or hex·a·chlo·ro·phane (-fān’)
n.
An almost odorless white powder that is used as a disinfectant and as an antibacterial agent in soaps.

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