Tocopherol, α-

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

Scheme

Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A11HA03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0010191-41-0

Chemical Formula

C29-H50-O2

Molecular Weight

430

Therapeutic Categories

Food additive

Vitamin E

Chemical Names

2,5,7,8-Tetramethyl-2-(4,8,12-trimethyltridecyl)-chroman-6-ol

Vitamin E. It may consist of d- or dl-α-Tocopherol. (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • α-Tocopherolum (Latin)
  • DL-α-Tocopherol (German)
  • α-Tocophérol (French)

Generic Names

  • α-Tocophérol (OS: DCF)
  • Tocopherol (OS: JAN)
  • E 307 (IS)
  • all-rac-α-Tocopherol (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • all-rac-α-Tocopherol (PH: BP 2011)
  • int-rac-α-Tocopherolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • RRR-α-Tocopherol (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • RRR-α-Tocopherolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • RRR-Alpha-Tocopherol (PH: BP 2011)
  • Tocopherol (PH: JP XV)
  • Vitamin E (PH: USP 34)
  • Tocopherol Acetate (OS: JAN)
  • Acetyl-α-tocopherol (IS)
  • Acetyltocopherolum (IS)
  • Tocoferolum aceticum (IS)
  • Vitamin-E-acetat (IS)
  • all-rac-α-Tocopheryl acetate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • all-rac-α-Tocopheryl Acetate (PH: BP 2011)
  • Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate Concentrate (Powder Form) (PH: BP 2011)
  • int-rac-α-Tocopherylis acetas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • RRR-α-Tocopheryl acetate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • RRR-α-Tocopherylis acetas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • RRR-Alpha-Tocopheryl Acetate (PH: BP 2011)
  • Tocopherol Acetate (PH: JP XV)
  • Tocopherol Nicotinate (OS: JAN)
  • Tocopheryl nicotinate (IS)
  • Tocopherol Nicotinate (PH: JP XV)
  • DL-α-Tocopheryl acid succinate (IS)
  • Alpha Tocopheryl Hydrogen Succinate (PH: BP 2011)
  • DL-α-Tocopheryl hydrogen succinate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • DL-α-Tocopherylis hydrogenosuccinas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • RRR-α-Tocopheryl hydrogen succinate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • RRR-α-Tocopherylis hydrogenosuccinas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • RRR-Alpha Tocopheryl Hydrogen Succinate (PH: BP 2011)

Brand Names

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Glossary

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

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