Product Name: Triclosan
Synonym: 5-Chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)phenol; Trichloro-2′-hydroxydiphenylether; 2,4,4′-Trichloro-2′-hydroxydiphenyl ether;
|Description||Fine,whitish crystalline powder Melts at about 56.5℃ (Release Limit 55.5-57.5℃)|
|Solubility||Practically insoluble in water, soluble in Methanol, in Alcohol and in Acetone; slightly soluble in Hexane|
|Identification||1.Conforms by Infrared Absorption
2. The retention time of the major peak in the chromatogram of the Assay preparation corresponds to that in the chromatogram of the Standard preparation, as obtained in the Assay
|Water, %||Not more than 0.1|
|Residue On Ignition, %||Not more than 0.1|
|Heavy Metals, %||Not more than 0.002|
|Related Compounds, %||Any Individual Impurity: NMT0.1
Total Impurities: NMT0.5
|Monochloro Phenol, mg/kg||≤ 0.50|
|2,4 Dichloro Phenol, mg/kg||≤ 10|
|2,8 Dichloro Dibenzo Furan, mg/kg||≤ 0.25|
|2,4,8 Trichloro Dibenzo Furan, mg/kg||≤ 0.50|
|1,3,7 Trichloro Dibenzo-P-Dioxin, mg/kg||≤ 0.25|
|2,8 Dichloro Dibenzo-P-Dioxin, mg/kg||≤ 0.50|
|2,3,7,8 Tetra Chloro Dibenzo-P-Dioxin, ug/kg||≤ 0.001|
|2,3,7,8-Tetra Chloro Dibenzo Furan, ug/kg||≤ 0.001|
|Assay||97.0% – 103.0% of C12 H7 Cl3 O2 Calculated on Anhydrous Basis|
Triclosan is a white crystalline powder with slightly aromatic or phenolic flavor. Slightly soluble in water, easily soluble in ethanol, acetone and other organic solvents.
Triclosan is a highly effective broad-spectrum antibacterial agent, which has a wide range of killing and inhibiting effects on gram-positive and negative bacteria, fungi, yeast and viruses that cause infection or pathogens. It is widely used as an active ingredient in cosmetics, detergents, medical disinfection and health care products.
Store in a dark, cool and ventilated place.