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    CAS Number: 56-95-1

    Chlorhexidine diacetate salt

    Chlorhexidine diacetate salt is an antiseptic antibacterial agent commonly used as a disinfectant in eye drops, deodorants, creams, and others. Chlorhexidine is also used as an active ingredient in mouthwash to prevent and control dental plaque.

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    Mechanism of ActionChlorhexidine diacetate is a cationic molecule which interacts with and alters the negatively charged bacterial cell wall. This interaction leads to leakage of cellular components at low concentrations and cellular lysis at higher concentrations.
    SpectrumChlorhexidine diacetate has a broad spectrum of activity and is active against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria as well as yeasts and some viruses.
    Impurity ProfileImpurities: Not more than 2.5%
    Chloroaniline: Not more than 500ppm
    Molecular FormulaC22H30Cl2N10•2C2H4O2
    ReferencesJones, Christopher G. "Chlorhexidine: Is It Still the Gold Standard." Periodontology 15 (1997): 55-62.