Benzethonium Chloride

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D08AJ08

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000121-54-0

Chemical Formula

C27-H42-Cl-N-O2

Molecular Weight

448

Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent

Disinfectant

Chemical Name

Benzenemethanaminium, N,N-dimethyl-N-[2-[2-[4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenoxy]ethoxy]ethyl]-, chloride

Foreign Names

  • Benzethonii Chloridum (Latin)
  • Benzethonium chlorid (German)
  • Chlorure de Benzéthonium (French)
  • Cloruro de bencetonio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Benzethonium Chloride (OS: BAN)
  • Benzetonio cloruro (OS: DCIT)
  • Benzethoni chloridum (PH: Ph. Int. 2)
  • Benzethonii chloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Benzéthonium (chlorure de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Benzethonium Chloride (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, USP 34)
  • Benzethonium chloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Benzethoniumchlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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