Climbazole is a member of monochlorobenzenes, a member of imidazoles, an aromatic ether, a ketone and a hemiaminal ether. It is used in various personal care products and topical medications used for the treatment and prevention of fungal infections, particularly those affecting the skin and scalp.
It is commonly found in anti-dandruff shampoos, scalp treatment and hair care products, and topical antifungal creams.
|Name of Product
|Climbazole; Baypival; Climbazol; Crinipan AD; Climbazolum
|White to Off-white
| Soluble in DMSO & Ethanol
Insoluble in Water
|Between 94.0 to 98.0 °C
|Loss on Drying (50°C, under vacuum)
|NMT 0.5 %
|NMT 0.20 %
The side effects which may be caused due to the use of Climbazole are as follows-
Q. Is Ketoconazole and Climbazole same?
Ketoconazole and Climbazole are both broad-spectrum antifungal agents used in topical products like shampoos and conditioners for the management of dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, and scalp fungal infections. However, they both have different chemical structures and properties. Also, ketoconazole is only available as a prescription medication whereas Climbazole is often found in over-the-counter personal care products.