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November 1966

Hexachlorophene Deposition in Human Stratum Corneum: Enhancement by Dimethylacetamide, Dimethylsulfoxide, and Methylethylether

Author Affiliations


From Western Reserve University, Cleveland.

Arch Dermatol. 1966;94(5):646-648. doi:10.1001/archderm.1966.01600290120022

Special vehicles such as dimethylacetamide (DMAC), dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO), and methylethylether (MEE) greatly enhance the deposition of hexachlorophene in the horny layer and increase the bacteriostatic effectiveness of the horny layer so treated.