PCMX

AcronymDefinition
PCMXPara Chloro Meta Xylenol (antimicrobial agent)
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SaniWash's antimicrobial formula with PCMX kills germs on contact, effectively removes bacteria from the skin, and with regular use prevents the growth of germs on the hands.
According to Brian Sansoni, VP-communications and membership and VP-sustainability initiatives, more than a year ago FDA granted a deferral of rulemaking for one year for the three active ingredients that ACI is supporting (benzalkonium chloride (BAC), benzethonium chloride (BZT) and chloroxylenol (PCMX)).
FDA has deferred rulemaking for a year on three additional ingredients used in consumer wash products--benzalkonium chloride, benzethonium chloride and chloroxylenol (PCMX)--to allow for the development and submission of new safety and effectiveness data for these ingredients.
The active ingredient, 1% PCMX (Chloroxylenol) kills 99.9% of all micro-organisms.
Though the intention of the trial authors was for participants to use aqueous 4% chlorhexidine gluconate (Hibiclens), participants with a history of skin irritation (15/25 participants) used either 2% chlorhexidine gluconate or parachlorometaxylenol (PCMX).
The company's antimicrobial product solutions include four-percent CHG, two-percent CHG, PCMX, PVP Iodine, and alcohol formulations.
Chloroxylenenol (PCMX) Antimicrobial, kills or inhibits bacteria.
In response to comments submitted by industry, the FDA has deferred rulemaking for one year on three additional ingredients used in consumer wash products--benzalkonium chloride, benzethonium chloride and chloroxylenol (PCMX)--to allow for the development and submission of new safety and effectiveness data for these ingredients.