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Hexachlorophene, also known as Nabac, is an organochlorine compound that was once widely used as a disinfectant. [1]

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Acaricides are pesticides that kill members of the arachnid subclass Acari, which includes ticks and mites.

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Acne vulgaris

Acne vulgaris (or simply acne) is a long-term skin condition characterized by areas of blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, greasy skin, and possibly scarring.

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Antiseptic(s) (from Greek ἀντί anti, "against" and σηπτικός sēptikos, "putrefactive") are antimicrobial substances that are applied to living tissue/skin to reduce the possibility of infection, sepsis, or putrefaction.

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A bactericide or bacteriocide, sometimes abbreviated Bcidal, is a substance that kills bacteria.

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Dial (soap)

Dial is a brand of hand soap and related products.

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Dichlorophene, IUPAC name 2,2'-methylene-bis(4-chlorophenol), is a chemical compound used as a fungicide, germicide, and antimicrobial agent.

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Disinfectants are antimicrobial agents that are applied to non-living objects to destroy microorganisms that are living on the objects.

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A facial is a procedure involving a variety of skin treatments, including: steam, exfoliation, extraction, creams, lotions, facial masks, peels, and massage.

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Food and Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.

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Formaldehyde is a naturally-occurring organic compound with the formula CH2O.

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Fungicides are biocidal chemical compounds or biological organisms used to kill or inhibit fungi or fungal spores.

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Median lethal dose

In toxicology, the median lethal dose, LD50 (abbreviation for "lethal dose, 50%"), LC50 (lethal concentration, 50%) or LCt50 is a measure of the lethal dose of a toxin, radiation, or pathogen.

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Medicine (British English; American English) is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

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Mennen is a brand owned in most parts of the world by the Colgate-Palmolive Company.

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The Mentholatum Company, Inc., founded in 1889 by Albert Alexander Hyde, is an American maker of non-prescription health care products.

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An organochloride, organochlorine compound, chlorocarbon, chlorinated hydrocarbon, is an organic compound containing at least one covalently bonded atom of chlorine as the dominant functionality, of which chloroalkane and chlorinated solvent as examples are major members.

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Phenol, also known as carbolic acid, is an aromatic organic compound with the molecular formula C6H5OH.

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Phisoderm is a skin detergent which assists persons who are allergic to soap and Phisohex, a detergent and sudsless cleanser which prevents the spread of infections.

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Plants, also called green plants, are multicellular eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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Staphylococcus (from the σταφυλή, staphylē, "grape" and κόκκος, kókkos, "granule") is a genus of Gram-positive bacteria.

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Topical medication

A topical medication is a medication that is applied to body surfaces such as the skin or mucous membranes to treat ailments via a large range of classes including but not limited to creams, foams, gels, lotions, and ointments.

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Triclosan, similar in its uses and mechanism of action to triclocarban, is an antibacterial and antifungal agent found in consumer products, including soaps, detergents, toys, and surgical cleaning treatments.

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2,4,6-Trichlorophenol, also known as TCP, phenaclor, Dowicide 2S, Dowcide 2S, omal, is a chlorinated phenol that has been used as a fungicide, herbicide, insecticide, antiseptic, defoliant, and glue preservative.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hexachlorophene

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