4-Chloro-3,5-xylenol; 4-Chloro-3-xylenol; 2-Chloro-m-xylenol; 2-Chloro-5-hydroxy-m-xylene; 2-Chloro-5-hydroxy-1,3-dimethylbenzene; 4-Chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol; Benzytol; Chloroxylenol; Dettol; Husept extra; Nipacide PX; Ottasept; Para-chloro-meta-xylenol; PCMX; Chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol; Chloro-3,5-xylenol; Chloro-5-hydroxy-m-xylene; Chloro-m-xylenol; Desson; Dimethyl-4-chlorophenol; Espadol; Septiderm-hydrochloride; Xylenol, 4-chloro-.
Preservative in cooling fluids, creams, topical and urinary antiseptics. Chloroxylenol acts against a wide range of bacteria. Liquids are used for the cleaning and disinfecting of wounds and abrasions as well as abscesses. The creams are used for cuts, scratches, insect bites, burns and similar problems. Powders can be used to treat tinea problems of the feet and skin inflammations. Also in pharmaceutical products, hair conditioners, toilet and deodorants, soaps, electrocardiogram paste, etc. Cross: 4-chloro-3-cresol.