OBO ID: CHEBI:5693
Term Name: hexachlorophene Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2,2',3,3',5,5'-hexachloro-6,6'-dihydroxydiphenylmethane
  • 2,2'-dihydroxy-3,3',5,5',6,6'-hexachlorodiphenylmethane
  • 2,2'-dihydroxy-3,5,6,3',5',6'-hexachlorodiphenylmethane
  • 2,2'-methanediylbis(3,4,6-trichlorophenol)
  • 2,2'-methylenebis(3,4,6-trichlorophenol)
  • Acigena
  • Almederm
  • Armohex
  • bis(2-hydroxy-3,5,6-trichlorophenyl)methane
  • bis(3,5,6-trichloro-2-hydroxyphenyl)methane
  • Distodin
  • Esaclorofene
  • Exofene
  • Gamophen
  • Gamophene
  • Germa-medica
  • Hexa-Germ
  • Hexabalm
  • hexachlorophene
  • hexachlorophenum
  • hexaclorofeno
  • Hexafen
  • Hexascrub
  • Hexide
  • Nabac
  • Phiso-Scrub
  • Phisodan
  • Septi-Soft
  • Septisol
  • Septofen
  • Solu-Heks
  • Soy-Dome
  • Staphene O
  • Ster-Zac
  • Steral
  • Steraskin
  • Surgi-Cen
  • Surgi-cin
  • Surofene
  • Tersaseptic
  • Turgex
Definition: An organochlorine compound that is diphenylmethane in which each of the phenyl groups is substituted by chlorines at positions 2, 3, and 5, and by a hydroxy group at position 6. An antiseptic that is effective against Gram-positive organisms, it is used in soaps and creams for the treatment of various skin disorders. It is also used in agriculture as an acaricide and fungicide, but is not approved for such use within the European Union.
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Ontology: Chebi
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