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Aluminium Stearate

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


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Chemical Formula


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Chemical Names

Aluminium tristearate

Octadecanoic acid aluminium salt

Stearic acid aluminium salt

Foreign Names

  • Aluminii stearas (Latin)
  • Aluminiumstearat (German)
  • Aluminium (stéarate d') (French)

Generic Names

  • Aluminum Monostearate (OS: JAN)
  • Aluminum Stearate (IS)
  • SA 1500 (IS)
  • Aluminii stearas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Aluminium (stéarate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Aluminium stearate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Aluminium Stearate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Aluminiumstearat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Alumisol (veterinary use)
    Ceva Santé Animale, France
  • Aluspray (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Dryclox Xtra (Aluminium Stearate and Ampicillin, + Cloxacillin (veterinary use))
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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