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Isopropyl Alcohol

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

Scheme

Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D08AX05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000067-63-0

Chemical Formula

C3-H8-O

Molecular Weight

60

Therapeutic Categories

Disinfectant

Pharmaceutic aid

Antiseptic agent, topical

Chemical Name

Propan-2-ol (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

  • Alcohol isopropylicus (Latin)
  • 2-Propanol (German)
  • Alcool isopropylique (French)
  • Alcohol isopropílico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Isopropanol (OS: JAN)
  • Isopropyl Alcohol (OS: USAN)
  • 1-Methylethanol (IS)
  • 2-Hydroxypropane (IS)
  • 4-01-00-01461 (IS: Beilstein)
  • BRN 0635639 (IS)
  • CCRIS 2308 (IS)
  • Dimethyl Carbinol (IS)
  • IPA (IS)
  • iso-Propanol (IS)
  • NSC 135801 (IS)
  • Petrohol (IS)
  • Rubbing alcohol (IS)
  • Secondary Propyl Alcohol (IS)
  • UNII-ND2M416302 (IS)
  • 2-Propanol (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • 2-Propanolum (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Alcohol isopropylicus (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Alcool isopropylique (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Isopropanol (PH: JP XV)
  • Isopropyl alcohol (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Isopropyl Alcohol (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, USP 34)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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