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Systematic (IUPAC) name
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ATC code R02AA12
PubChem 3610
Chemical data
Formula C12H18O2 
Mol. mass 194.27
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Therapeutic considerations
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Hexylresorcinol is a chemical compound with anaesthetic, antiseptic and antihelmintic properties.

It can be used topically on small skin infections, or as an ingredient in throat lozenges. In vivo studies conducted on Synovea HR Hexylresorcinol by Sytheon in January 2007 have shown that it has the same lightening effect as 2% hydroquinone over an 8 week period.

An ingredient in Strepsils

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