What is it?
Tetrachlorosalicylanilide is primarily used as a bacteriostat in or antibacterial agent in personal care products and soaps.
How can I avoid it?
Contact avoidance requires reading labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer that potentially produces products containing this ingredient.
- Skin Care Products / Cosmetics
- Antiperspirants / Deodorants
- Shampoos / Conditioners
- Soaps / Cleansers
- Surgical, industrial and laundry soaps
- Cooling fluids
- First aid creams
- Textile finishes
- Industrial cleaners
- Cutting oils
Other names for Tetrachlorosalicylanilide:
- 3,3’,4’,5-Tetrachloro salicylanilide
- Ingasan BS 200
Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
- Halogenated salicylanilides