Agent Name

Bromochlorosalicylanilide

Alternative Name

Salifungin

CAS Number

3679-64-9

Formula

C13-H9-Br-Cl-N-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

5-Bromosalicyl-4-chloroanilide; Multifungin (VAN); Salifungen; Salifungin; 5-Bromo-4'-chlorosalicylanilide; Benzamide, 5-bromo-N-(4-chlorophenyl)-2-hydroxy- (9CI); Salicylanilide, 5-bromo-4'-chloro- (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Salicylanilides

Sources/Uses

Used as an antifungal agent; [ChemIDplus]

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]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.0E-10 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Contact Dermatitis, Photoallergic

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