hexachlorophene : Definition, Usages, News and More
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- n antibacterial substance that is a water-soluble powder used in antiseptic soaps and toothpaste
- Among olfactophobic Americans, few chemicals are more commonly used than hexachlorophene.
- The agency's latest dilemma involves hexachlorophene, the germ killer used in many soaps, deodorants and medicinal cleansers.
- Before surgery, hair is shampooed repeatedly with a surgical detergent enriched with hexachlorophene to sterilize the scalp.