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Triclosan

Known as: Phenol, 5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)-, 2-Hydroxy-2',4,4'-trichlorodiphenyl Ether, 2,4,4'-Trichloro-2'-hydroxydiphenyl ether 
A polychloro phenoxy phenol with antibacterial and antifungal activity. Triclosan is added to toothpastes to prevent gingivitis and has been added to… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Background Triclosan is a synthetic chemical with broad antimicrobial activity that has been used extensively in consumer… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The aquatic toxicity of triclosan (TCS), a chlorinated biphenyl ether used as an antimicrobial in consumer products, was studied… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
High levels of the commonly used, effective bactericide Triclosan was found in three out of five randomly selected human milk… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Triclosan is used as an antimicrobial agent in a wide range of medical and consumer care products. To investigate the occurrence… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The objective of this study was to investigate the fate and removal of triclosan (TCS; 5-chloro-2-[2,4-dichloro-phenoxy]-phenol… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
ABSTRACT Triclosan is an antiseptic frequently added to items as diverse as soaps, lotions, toothpaste, and many commonly used… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Triclosan (5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy) phenol) has been used for more than 30 years as a general antibacterial and… Expand
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Triclosan is a broad-spectrum antibacterial agent that inhibits bacterial fatty acid synthesis at the enoyl-acyl carrier protein… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Triclosan is a broad-spectrum antibacterial and antifungal agent,, which acts by previously undetermined mechanisms, that is used… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Triclosan (2,4,4'-trichloro-2'-hydroxydiphenyl ether) is a nonionic, broad spectrum, antimicrobial agent that, because of its… Expand