Specification For Triclosan USP (DMF TYPE II)
CAS NO: 3380-34-5
Test Item Specification
Appearance White Crystalline Powder
Colour White to off white
Odour Identity Weak phenolic
IR absorption spectra
Assay (HPLC) >99.5%
Solubility in 1N NaOH Clear to faint turbid
Melting Point 55.0 C 58.0
Ash <0.1%
Loss on Drying <0.1%
Heavy Metal
Related Compound
4,4-dichloro-2-hydroxy-diphenylether <0.02%
2,4-dichlorophenol <10PPm
4-Chlorophenol <50PPm
1,3,7-Trichlorodibenzo-p-dioxin <0.25PPm
2,8-Dichlorodibenzo-p-dioxin <0.5PPm
2,8-dichlorodibenzo furan <0.5PPm
2,4,8-Trichlorodibenzo furan <0.5PPm
2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxi <1PPt
2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo furan <1PPt
1-TEQ n.n

It is wide-spectrum antibacterial disinfectant, and main used in cosmetic, antibacterial polymer, textile. It widely applied to antibiotic perfumed soaps, medicinal soaps, face washes, shampoos, disinfectant liquid soaps, face creams, dinner ware detergents, and washing powder. when applied to antibacterial curative toothpastes and gargles, it can cure and prevent paradentitis, gingivitis and oral ulcer. When applied to medical disinfectants as a sterilization component of disinfectant liquid for medical equipments and hand wash, it has wide antibacterial sterilization effect. It can also be applied to disinfectants for sanitary ware, air refreshers and so on. Triclosan has excellent stability, does not decompose easily in sunlight or heat, has good compatibility with the cosmetic materials.