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Hexachlorophene

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D08AE01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000070-30-4

Chemical Formula

C13-H6-Cl6-O2

Molecular Weight

406

Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent

Disinfectant

Chemical Name

Phenol, 2,2'-methylenebis[3,4,6-trichloro-

Foreign Names

  • Hexachlorophenum (Latin)
  • Hexachlorophen (German)
  • Hexachlorophène (French)
  • Hexaclorofeno (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Hexachlorophene (OS: BAN)
  • Hexachlorophène (OS: DCF)
  • Hexachlorophane (IS)
  • Surofene (IS)
  • Hexachlorophene (PH: BP 2011, USP 34)

Brand Names

  • Aknefug
    Dr. August Wolff, Lithuania
  • Dermisan
    Armoxindo, Indonesia
  • Mesenzin (Hexachlorophene and Tolnaftate)
    Yung Chang, Taiwan
  • pHisoHex
    sanofi-aventis, Canada; sanofi-aventis, United States
  • Pre-Op
    Davis and Geck, United States
  • Septonex (Hexachlorophene and Carbaethopendecine Bromide)
    Herbacos Recordati, Czech Republic
  • Tolfene (Hexachlorophene and Tolnaftate)
    Chin Teng, Taiwan
  • Tosen (Hexachlorophene and Tolnaftate)
    Mey See, Taiwan
  • Totusan (Hexachlorophene and Tolnaftate)
    CBC, Taiwan

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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