Fenticlor

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Fenticlor
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Bis[2-hydroxy-5-chlorophenyl] sulfide
Clinical data
Legal status ?
Routes topical
Identifiers
CAS number 97-24-5
ATC code ?
PubChem CID 7329
ChemSpider 7052
UNII D61659OVD0 YesY
KEGG D04164
ChEMBL CHEMBL473535
Chemical data
Formula C12H8Cl2O2S 
Mol. mass 287.16 g/mol

Fenticlor (also spelled fentichlor) is an antibacterial and antifungal agent for topical use. Since it may cause photosensitivity [1] it is nowadays mostly used in veterinary medicine.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burry JN (June 1974). "Letter: Fenticlor, actinic reticuloid, and antihistamines". Br Med J 2 (5918): 556–7. doi:10.1136/bmj.2.5918.556-c. PMC 1610938. PMID 4152080.