Chloroxylenol is useful as an antiseptic as well as disinfectant agent that is apt for the disinfection of skin. This is added in antibacterial soaps, household antiseptics and wound-cleansing formulations. The chemical has its use in the cosmetic products and functions as an antimicrobial formulation. It can be used as a disinfectant as well as optimum quality preservative. This is a topical antiseptic that provides several healing benefits to the skin. We offer it in 90% and 64% of purity. PCMX is the main active ingredient of this chemical compound.
- Physical State: Liquid
- Grade: phenyle
- Color: Dark Black Brown
- Detergent Type: Phenyle
- Purity: 90%, 64%
- Active Ingredients: PCMX
Q. What are the uses of chloroxylenol?
Ans: This is a widely used antimicrobial which has the capacity to control bacteria, fungi and algae in glues, paints, emulsions, and wash tanks. The chemical is used to sanitize diaper pails, laundry equipment, bathroom premises, pet living quarters and human bedding of households, institutions, hospitals and other places.
Q. What is the action mechanism of chloroxylenol?
Ans: It is bactericidal in nature and works against most Gram-positive bacteria. It is less effective against Gram-negative bacteria and Staphylococci. It is also inactive against Pseudomonas species as well as bacterial spores. This chemical works as a molluscicide, antiseptic drug and disinfectant.
Q. What is the color of chloroxylenol?
Ans: Also known as 4-Chloro-3, 5-dimethylphenol, this white crystal chemical is functional as a high-efficient, secured and low-toxic antiseptic element.
Q. Is chloroxylenol soluble in water?
Ans: It is slightly water soluble and gets freely dissolved in alcohol. This is a little soluble in sesame oil as well.
Q. Why is chloroxylenol effective?
Ans: Chloroxylenol is a halo phenol, which can work through the inactivation of cellular enzymes and microbial cell wall disruption.