PCMX

Description

Para-Chloro-Meta-Xylenol (PCMX) is an antiseptic and disinfectant. Used for skin disinfection and cleaning surgical instruments. It is also used within a number of household disinfectants and wound cleaners.

Also known as Chloroxylenol

Additional Information:

Virucidal Efficacy of PCMX and Salicylic Acid Microbicidal Actives against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)

Ijaz, Khalid. “Virucidal Efficacy of PCMX and Salicylic Acid Microbicidal Actives against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)”, 2020 Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. Published by Elsevier Inc.Control, 24 May 2020, https://www.ajicjournal.org/article/S0196-6553(20)30313-8/fulltext. 6 June 2020.

 

Technical information

CAS#

88-04-0

Formula

C8H9OCl