Chloroxylenol (or 4-Chloro-3,5-Xylenol) is used as an antibacterial preservative in many personal skin care products.
Please be aware that if your spouse or significant other uses topical skincare products that contain this chemical, skin-to-skin transfer may occur to you.

It may take 2 to 3 weeks of avoiding exposure before improvement of your eruption begins.

Other names you may see this chemical listed as:
  Husept extra
  Nipacide PX
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Where is it found?
What is it?
Hints on avoiding:
Carbolated Vaseline
Cooling fluids
EKG paste
Hair conditioners
Pharmaceutical products
Steroid creams
Toilet deodorants
Topical antiseptics
Urinary antiseptics

Possible cross-reactions may occur with other chemicals:

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This information is provided as educational only and is
not intended to substitute for medical care or recommendations by a physician.