Zinc Oxide

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

Scheme

USAN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001314-13-2

Chemical Formula

Zn-O

Molecular Weight

81

Therapeutic Categories

Dermatological agent

Astringent agent, topical

Physical sunscreen

Chemical Names

Zinc oxide (USAN)

Zinci oxydum

Zincum oxydatum

Zinkoxid (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Zinci oxidum (Latin)
  • Zinkoxid (German)
  • Oxyde de zinc (French)
  • Zinc, óxido de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Al3-00277 (IS)
  • C.I. Pigment White 4 (IS)
  • Caswell No. 920 (IS)
  • CI 77947 (IS)
  • C-Weiss 8 (IS)
  • EINECS 215-222-5 (IS)
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical code 088502 (IS)
  • Flowers of zinc (IS)
  • GIAP 10 (IS)
  • HSDB 5024 (IS)
  • Nogenol (IS)
  • Philosopher's wool (IS)
  • UNII-SOI2LOH54Z (IS)
  • Zinc monoxide (IS)
  • Zinc white (IS)
  • Zn 0701T (IS)
  • Zinc Oxide (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, USP 34)
  • Zinc oxide (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Zinci oxidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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