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Descriptor English: Triclosan
Descriptor Spanish: Triclosán
Descriptor Portuguese: Triclosan
Descriptor French: Triclosan
Entry term(s): 2,4,4'-Trichloro-2'-Hydroxydiphenyl Ether
2-Hydroxy-2',4,4'-trichlorodiphenyl Ether
Aquasept
Clearasil Daily Face Wash
Cliniclean
DP300, Irgasan
Irgasan DP 300
Irgasan DP300
Irgasan-DP300
Manusept
Microshield T
Oxy Skin Wash
Sapoderm
Ster Zac Bath Concentrate
Ster-Zac Bath Concentrate
SterZac Bath Concentrate
Tersaseptic
Trisan
pHisoHex
Tree number(s): D02.355.726.900
D02.455.426.559.389.657.654.900
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014260
Scope note: A diphenyl ether derivative used in cosmetics and toilet soaps as an antiseptic. It has some bacteriostatic and fungistatic action.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Fatty Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Registry Number: 4NM5039Y5X
CAS Type 1 Name: Phenol, 5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)-
Previous Indexing: Chlorobenzenes (1974-1975)
Phenyl Ethers (1974-1975)
Public MeSH Note: 1991; see PHENYL ETHERS 1976-1990; for IRGASAN DP 300 see TRICLOSAN 1976-1995, 2,4,4'-TRICHLORO-2'-HYDROXYDIPHENYL ETHER was indexed under TRICLOSAN 1998-2013
History Note: 1991(1976)
DeCS ID: 14658
Unique ID: D014260
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/25
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Triclosan - Preferred
Concept UI M0021945
Scope note A diphenyl ether derivative used in cosmetics and toilet soaps as an antiseptic. It has some bacteriostatic and fungistatic action.
Preferred term Triclosan
Entry term(s) 2,4,4'-Trichloro-2'-Hydroxydiphenyl Ether
2-Hydroxy-2',4,4'-trichlorodiphenyl Ether
Clearasil Daily Face Wash - Narrower
Concept UI M0476890
Preferred term Clearasil Daily Face Wash
Cliniclean - Narrower
Concept UI M0551792
Preferred term Cliniclean
Irgasan DP 300 - Narrower
Concept UI M0021946
Preferred term Irgasan DP 300
Entry term(s) DP300, Irgasan
Irgasan DP300
Irgasan-DP300
Trisan - Narrower
Concept UI M0476895
Preferred term Trisan
Oxy Skin Wash - Narrower
Concept UI M0476892
Preferred term Oxy Skin Wash
pHisoHex - Narrower
Concept UI M0476893
Preferred term pHisoHex
Sapoderm - Narrower
Concept UI M0551793
Preferred term Sapoderm
Tersaseptic - Narrower
Concept UI M0476894
Preferred term Tersaseptic
Aquasept - Narrower
Concept UI M0476889
Preferred term Aquasept
Entry term(s) Manusept
Ster Zac Bath Concentrate
Ster-Zac Bath Concentrate
SterZac Bath Concentrate
Microshield T - Narrower
Concept UI M0476891
Preferred term Microshield T



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