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Aluminium Chloride

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Astringent agent

Chemical Name

Aluminium chloride, hexahydarte (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Aluminii chloridum hexahydricum (Latin)
  • Aluminiumchlorid-Hexahydrat (German)
  • Chlorure d'aluminium hexahydratĂ© (French)

Generic Names

  • AI3-01918 (IS)
  • Aluminiumchlorid-6-Wasser (IS)
  • Aluminium-trichlorid-6-Wasser (IS)
  • Aluminum Chloride (IS)
  • CCRIS 5552 (IS)
  • UNII-3CYT62D3GA (IS)
  • Aluminii chloridum hexahydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Aluminium chloride hexahydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Aluminium Chloride Hexahydrate (PH: BP 2011)
  • Aluminum Chloride (PH: USP 34)

Brand Names

  • Alumpak
    Investi, Argentina
  • Anhydrol
    Dermal, United Kingdom; Dermal, Ireland; Dermal Laboratories, Israel
  • Antidral
    Teva, Poland
  • Driclor
    Stiefel, Hong Kong; Stiefel, Ireland; Stiefel, South Korea; Stiefel, Malta; Stiefel, New Zealand; Stiefel, Philippines; Stiefel Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Drysol
    Darier, Mexico; Dispolab, Argentina; Dispolab, Chile
  • Etiaxil
    Interdelta, Switzerland
  • Gargarisma
    Krewel Meuselbach, Germany
  • Hydrosal
    Valeo, Canada
  • Joyla (Aluminium Chloride and Cetrimide)
    Sinphar, Taiwan
  • Mallebrin
    Krewel Meuselbach, Germany
  • Nut (veterinary use)
    Zootech, France
  • Tdz (Aluminium Chloride and Cetylpyridinium)
    Toyo Seiyaku Kasei Oriental, Japan
  • Xerac
    Dispolab, Chile

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