A substance forming yellow scales obtained from trichlorphenic acid by action of nitric acid; soluble in alcohol and ether. C. Salicylate, C6H4OHCO . 0C6H4C1, a crystalline substance obtained from a mixture of ortho-chlorphenol and parachlorphenol by action of phosphorus penta- chlorid. The ortho-compound, chlorsalol, is used as a surgical antiseptic; the para-compound, as a substitute for salol. Dose, 60-90 gr. daily. Syn., Salicylic chlorophenol ester.

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