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Cerous Nitrate

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


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Therapeutic Categories

Dermatological agent

Topical treatment of burns

Chemical Names

Cerium trinitrate

Nitric acid, cerium(3+) salt (3:1)

Foreign Names

  • Cerii nitras (Latin)
  • Ceriumnitrat (German)
  • CĂ©rium nitrate (French)
  • Cerio, nitrato de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Cer(III)-nitrat (IS)
  • Cerium(III) Nitrate (IS)
  • NSC 84268 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Dermacerium (Cerous Nitrate and Sulfadiazine)
    Silvestre, Brazil
  • Flammacerium (Cerous Nitrate and Sulfadiazine)
    A. Menarini, Philippines; Solvay, Greece; Abbott, Hong Kong; Qualiphar, Belgium; Sinclair, France; Sinclair Pharma, Netherlands


ISInofficial Synonym

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