hexachlorophene definition

  • noun:
    • An almost odorless white powder, (C6HCl3OH)2CH2, utilized as a disinfectant so that as an antibacterial agent in soaps.
    • A disinfectant polyhalogenated mixture that develops as a white to light-tan crystalline powder.
    • anti-bacterial compound which a water-soluble dust utilized in antiseptic soaps and tooth paste

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