Agent Name

Triclocarban

Alternative Name

3,4,4'-Trichlorocarbanilide

CAS Number

101-20-2

Formula

C13-H9-Cl3-N2-O

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

3,4,4'-Trichlorocarbanilide; 1-(3',4'-Dichlorophenyl)-3-(4'-chlorophenyl)urea; 3,4,4'-Trichlorodiphenylurea; CP 78416; Carbanilide, 3,4,4'-trichloro-; Cusiter; Cutisan; Genoface; N-(3,4-Dichlorophenyl)-N'-(4-chlorophenyl)urea; N-(4-Chlorophenyl)-N'-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)urea; Procutene; Solubacter; TCC; TCC (soap bacteriostat); TCC Soap; Trichlocarban; Triclocarbanum [INN-Latin]; Trilocarban; Urea, N-(4-chlorophenyl)-N'-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Biocides/Disinfectants

Description

White solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as an antiseptic in cleaning products; [Merck Index] Used for skin and mucous membrane disinfection; [Reference #1]

Comments

May cause photoallergic reactions; [HSDB] A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Toxic by ingestion; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Contact Dermatitis, Photoallergic

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