What is it?
Tetrachlorosalicylanilide is primarily used as an antibacterial agent in industry. The FDA has banned Tetrachlorosalycylanilide in products sold in the US due to its photosensitizer properties.

How can I avoid it?
Contact avoidance requires reading labels, package inserts, Safety Data Sheets (SDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer that potentially produces products containing this ingredient.

• Skin Care Products / Cosmetics (Banned in the US)
  • Antiperspirants / Deodorants
  • Shampoos / Conditioners
  • Soaps / Cleansers
• Polishes
• Surgical, industrial and laundry soaps
• First aid creams
• Industrial cleaners
• Plastics
  • Preservative
  • Textile finishes
  • Petrolatum products
  • Cutting oil
  • Coolants
Other names for Tetrachlorosalicylanilide:
• 3,3’,4’,5-Tetrachloro salicylanilide
• 3,5,3,4-Tetrachlorosalicylanide
• 3,5-Dichloro-N-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-2-hydroxybenzamide
• Dichlorosalicyl-3,4-dichloroanilide
• Impregnon
• Ingasan BS 200

Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
• Bithionol
• Halogenated salicylanilides
• Hexachlorophene

How safe is it?

Hang tight. We're thinking.