Agent Name

Tetrachlorosalicylanilide

CAS Number

7426-07-5

Formula

C13-H7-Cl4-N-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzamide, 2,3,4,5-tetrachloro-6-hydroxy-N-phenyl- [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Salicylanilides

Comments

The halogenated salicylanilides may cause photoallergic contact dermatitis (PACD). Patients with PACD note the appearance of a eczematous rash, usually on the face, neck, dorsum of the hands, and sun-exposed areas on the arms with sparing of areas under the chin and upper eyelids. [LaDou, p. 334]

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Contact Dermatitis, Photoallergic

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