OBO ID: CHEBI:34393
Term Name: 4-chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2-chloro-5-hydroxy-1,3-dimethylbenzene
  • 2-chloro-5-hydroxy-m-xylene
  • 2-Chloro-m-xylenol
  • 3,5-dimethyl-4-chlorophenol
  • 4-chloro-1-hydroxy-3,5-dimethylbenzene
  • 4-chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol
  • 4-chloro-m-xylenol
  • Benzytol
  • chloro-xylenol
  • chloroxylenol
  • chloroxylenolum
  • cloroxilenol
  • Dettol
  • p-chloro-3,5-xylenol
  • p-chloro-m-xylenol
  • parachlorometaxylenol
  • parametaxylenol
  • PCMX
Definition: A member of the class of phenols that is 3,5-xylenol which is substituted at position 4 by chlorine. It is bactericidal against most Gram-positive bacteria but less effective against Staphylococci and Gram-negative bacteria, and often inactive against Pseudomonas species. It is ineffective against bacterial spores.
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Ontology: Chebi
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