This organic compound is a white powdered solid with a slight aromatic, phenolic odor. Categorized as a polychloro phenoxy phenol, triclosan is a chlorinated aromatic compound that has functional groups representative of both ethers and phenols. Phenols often demonstrate antibacterial properties.
Triclosan, also known as Irgasan, is an antibacterial and antifungal agent found in consumer products, including toothpaste, soaps, detergents, toys, and surgical cleaning treatments.
In Microbiology it is a component of cefsulodin-irgasan-novobiocin selection medium for Yersinia, a human pathogen that may contaminate animal-source food products.
Antibiotics & Antibacterials
Cosmetic Raw Materials
Pharma Compounds & Neutraceuticals
|Appearance||colourless or white solid|
|Storage Conditions||Room temperature|
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