OBO ID: CHEBI:164200
Term Name: triclosan Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2,4,4'-Trichloro-2'-hydroxydiphenyl ether
  • 5-Chloro-2-(2,4-dichloro-phenoxy)-phenol
  • 5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)phenol
  • Triclosan
  • triclosanum
Definition: An aromatic ether that is phenol which is substituted at C-5 by a chloro group and at C-2 by a 2,4-dichlorophenoxy group. It is widely used as a preservative and antimicrobial agent in personal care products such as soaps, skin creams, toothpaste and deodorants as well as in household items such as plastic chopping boards, sports equipment and shoes.
References:
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available