Dihydroxyacetone

Scheme

USP

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000096-26-4

Chemical Formula

C3-H6-O3

Molecular Weight

90

Therapeutic Category

Treatment of vitiligo

Chemical Name

2-Propanone, 1,3-dihydroxy- (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Dihydroxyacetonum (Latin)
  • Dihydroxyaceton (German)

Generic Names

  • AI3 24477 (IS)
  • BRN 1740268 (IS)
  • CCRIS 4899 (IS)
  • Chromelin (IS)
  • CTFA 00816 (IS)
  • Dihyxal (IS)
  • ENECS 202-494-5 (IS)
  • Ketochromin (IS)
  • NSC 24343 (IS)
  • Otan (IS)
  • Oxantin (IS)
  • Oxantone (IS)
  • Pigmaderm (IS)
  • Protosol (IS)
  • Soleal (IS)
  • Triluose (IS)
  • Viticolor (IS)
  • Dihydroxyacetone (PH: USP 34)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States
WHOWorld Health Organization

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