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Aluminium Oxide

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Dermatological agent

Pharmaceutic aid


Antiacne agent for topical use

Chemical Name

Aluminium oxide

Foreign Names

  • Aluminii oxidum (Latin)
  • Aluminiumoxid (German)
  • Aluminium, oxyde d' (French)
  • αxido de aluminio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Alumina (IS)
  • Aluminium oxyde (IS)
  • Aluminum Oxide (IS)
  • Aluminium Oxide (PH: NF 33)
  • Algeldrate (Ph. Eur.) (IS)
  • Alumina, activated (IS)
  • Aluminii oxidum hydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Aluminium oxide, hydrated (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Aluminium, oxyde d', hydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Aluminiumoxid, wasserhaltiges; Algeldrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Dried Aluminium Hydroxide (PH: BP 2012)
  • Dried Aluminum Hydroxide Gel (PH: JP XVII)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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