Phenol distillation (caveat)

Jim Owens jow at helix.nih.gov
Thu Nov 4 11:21:39 EST 1993


In article <01H4UK8BS1Z6000ZZC at nic.the.net> Shaun D. Black,
SHAUN%JASON.DECNET at relay.the.net writes:
>Let me close with another 'caveat' on phenol.  Guess what is the active 
>ingredient in the commercial sore-throat remedy known as 'Chloroseptic'?

Not anymore!  I noticed phenol on the label of Chloroseptic a few years
ago.  Our daughter's pediatrician recommended some for her last winter,
and phenol was not listed among the ingredients.  I did not recognize the
name of phenol's replacement.

Good luck,

Jim Owens



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