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Benzyl Alcohol

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

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000100-51-6

Chemical Formula

C7-H8-O

Molecular Weight

108

Therapeutic Categories

Food additive (e number)

Pharmaceutic aid

Disinfectant

Anesthetic, local

Chemical Name

Phenylcarbinol (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Alcoholum Benzylicum (Latin)
  • Benzylalkohol (German)
  • Alcool benzylique (French)
  • Alcohol bencílico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Alcool benzylique (OS: DCF)
  • Benzyl Alcohol (OS: JAN)
  • (Hydroxymethyl)benzene (IS)
  • 4-06-00-02222 (IS: Beilstein)
  • Benzenemethanol (IS)
  • BRN 0878307 (IS)
  • E 1519 (IS: E Number)
  • Phenylcarbinol (IS)
  • Phenylmethanol (IS)
  • Alcohol benzylicus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Benzyl Alcohol (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, NF 33, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Benzyl alcohol (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Benzylalkohol (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Benzylique (alcool) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • 4-06-00-02597 (IS: Beilstein)
  • BRN 1448652 (IS)
  • Dichlorobenzyl alcohol (IS)
  • Dybenal (IS)
  • Myacide SP (IS)
  • Rapidosept (IS)
  • UNII-1NKX3648J9 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Alcool Benzylique
    Unimed, Tunisia
  • Cepacol (Benzyl Alcohol and Cetylpyridinium)
    Al Pharm, South Africa; Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand
  • Chanatol (Benzyl Alcohol and Cobalt (veterinary use))
    Chanelle Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing, Ireland
  • Deosan (veterinary use)
    Diversey, Inc., United Kingdom
  • Ethamolin (Benzyl Alcohol and Monoethanolamine Oleate)
    Farmoquimica, Brazil
  • Foille (Benzyl Alcohol and Benzocaine)
    Synthon Chile, Chile
  • Ivy Super Dry (Benzyl Alcohol and Isopropyl, + Zinc)
    Ivy Medicine, United States
  • Ketink (Benzyl Alcohol and Arginine, + Ketoprofen (veterinary use))
    Industrial Veterinaria, Austria
  • Logicin Rapid Relief (Benzyl Alcohol and Benzydamine, + Lidocaine)
    Aspen Pharmacare, Hong Kong; Sigma, Hong Kong
  • Neo Borocillina
    Alfa Wassermann, Lithuania
  • Neo Borocillina Antisettico Orofaringeo (Benzyl Alcohol and Benzoic Acid)
    Alfa Wassermann, Italy
  • Neo Borocillina C (Benzyl Alcohol and Ascorbic Acid)
    Alfa Wassermann, Lithuania
  • Strepsils (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Reckitt Benckiser, Philippines
  • Strepsils Dual Action (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol, + Lidocaine)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Hong Kong
  • Ulesfia
    Shionogi, United States
  • Anginormi-Tsiteli A (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Maty, Georgia
  • Angisan (Benzyl Alcohol and Cetylpyridinium, + Lidocaine)
    Amavita Health Care, Switzerland
  • Arscolloid (Benzyl Alcohol and Silver)
    SIT, Italy
  • Boots Antiseptic (Benzyl Alcohol and Allantoin, + Cetrimide)
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Boots Antiseptic Sore Mouth
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Boots Sore Mouth
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom
  • Coldangin
    Sigmapharm, Latvia
  • Coldangin (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Sigmapharm Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Dobendan Strepsils Junior (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol (pediatric))
    Reckitt Benckiser, Germany
  • Dobendan Strepsils Synergie (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Germany
  • Dobendan Strepsils Warm (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Germany
  • Dobendan Strepsils Zwei in Eins (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Germany
  • Hexoral Classic (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Johnson & Johnson, Russian Federation
  • Lidazon (Benzyl Alcohol and Lidocaine, Cetylpyridinium)
    Vifor Consumer Health, Switzerland
  • Liv-Angin (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Aversi, Georgia
  • Logicin Rapid Relief (Benzyl Alcohol and Benzydamine, + Lidocaine)
    Aspen, Singapore
  • Mebocaína Anti-Inflam (Benzyl Alcohol and Benzydamine)
    Novartis, Portugal
  • Neo Borocillina
    Alfa Wassermann, Italy
  • Neo Borocillina (Benzyl Alcohol and Benzoic Acid)
    Alfa Wassermann, Italy
  • Neo Borocillina C (Benzyl Alcohol and Ascorbic Acid)
    Alfa Wassermann, Italy
  • Neo Borocillina Tosse (Benzyl Alcohol and Dextromethorphan)
    Alfa Wassermann, Italy
  • Neo-Angin (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol, + Levomenthol)
    Divapharma, Estonia; Divapharma-Knufinke, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Neo-Angin (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Klosterfrau, Austria
  • Neo-Angin N
    Divapharma, Latvia
  • Neo-Angin zuckerfrei (Benzyl Alcohol and Levomenthol, + Amylmetacresol)
    Klosterfrau, Austria
  • Robitussin Medicated Lozenges (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Pfizer Consumer Health, Singapore
  • Strepsils (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol, + Levomenthol)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Estonia
  • Strepsils (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Reckitt, Egypt; Reckitt Benckiser, Belgium; Reckitt Benckiser, Bulgaria; Reckitt Benckiser, Switzerland; Reckitt Benckiser, Czech Republic; Reckitt Benckiser, Denmark; Reckitt Benckiser, Estonia; Reckitt Benckiser, Finland; Reckitt Benckiser, France; Reckitt Benckiser, Georgia; Reckitt Benckiser, Greece; Reckitt Benckiser, Hong Kong; Reckitt Benckiser, Hungary; Reckitt Benckiser, Ireland; Reckitt Benckiser, Israel; Reckitt Benckiser, Iceland; Reckitt Benckiser, Malta; Reckitt Benckiser, Netherlands; Reckitt Benckiser, New Zealand; Reckitt Benckiser, Poland; Reckitt Benckiser, Serbia; Reckitt Benckiser, Slovenia; Reckitt Benckiser, Thailand; Reckitt Benckiser, South Africa; Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare, Spain; Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare, Sweden; Reckitt Benckiser, Lithuania; Reckitt Benckiser, Portugal; Reckitt Benckiser, Slovakia; Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare UK, United Kingdom
  • Strepsils Children 6+ (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol (pediatric))
    Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare UK, United Kingdom
  • Strepsils Junior (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol (pediatric))
    Reckitt Benckiser, Estonia; Reckitt Benckiser, Poland
  • Strepsils Lidocaïne (Benzyl Alcohol and Lidocaine, + Amylmetacresol)
    Reckitt Benckiser, France
  • Strepsils Max Plus (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol, + Lidocaine)
    Reckitt Benckiser Singapore, Singapore
  • Strepsils Maxipluzz (Benzyl Alcohol and Lidocaine, + Amylmetacresol)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Thailand
  • Strepsils Plus (Benzyl Alcohol and Lidocaine, + Amylmetacresol)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Reckitt Benckiser, Ireland
  • Strepsils Sore Throat and Blocked Nose (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol, + Levomenthol)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Ireland; Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare UK, United Kingdom
  • Strepsils Sore Throat and Cough (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol, + Levomenthol)
    Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare UK, United Kingdom
  • Strepsils Sugar Free (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Reckitt Benckiser, New Zealand
  • Strepsils Vitamin C (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol, + Ascorbic Acid)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Estonia
  • Strepsils Warm Ginger (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Thailand
  • Strepsils with Vitamin C (Benzyl Alcohol and Ascorbic Acid, +Amylmetacresol)
    Reckitt Benckiser, Ireland
  • Strepsils with Vitamin C (Benzyl Alcohol and Ascrobic Acid)
    Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare UK, United Kingdom
  • Stripsore (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Andalous, Egypt
  • Throatsil (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Millimed, Thailand
  • Throatsil Herbaline (Benzyl Alcohol and Amylmetacresol)
    Millimed, Thailand
  • Throatsil Plus (Benzyl Alcohol and Lidocaine, + Amylmetacresol)
    Millimed, Thailand
  • Boots Cold Sore (Benzyl Alcohol and Levomenthol, + Camphor)
    The Boots Company, United Kingdom

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
WHOWorld Health Organization

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