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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Cytostatic alkylating agent

Chemical Name

Etanamine, 2-chloro-N-(2-chloroetyl)-N-metyl-

Foreign Names

  • Chlormethinum (Latin)
  • Chlormethin (German)
  • Chlorméthine (French)
  • Clormetina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Chlormethine (OS: BAN)
  • Chlorméthine (OS: DCF)
  • C 6866 (IS)
  • Chlorethazine (IS)
  • Klormetin (IS)
  • Mechlorethamin (IS)
  • Mustine (IS)
  • N-Lost (IS)
  • Stickstofflost (IS)
  • T 1024 (IS)
  • Chlormethine Hydrochloride (OS: BANM)
  • HN₂ (IS)
  • Mebichloramine hydrochloride (IS)
  • Mechlorethamine Hydrochloride (IS)
  • Mitoxine (IS)
  • Mustine Hydrochloride (IS)
  • Nitrogen Mustard (IS)
  • NSC 762 (IS)
  • Chlormethine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Chlormethini hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Int. 4)
  • Mechlorethamine Hydrochloride (PH: USP 38)
  • Mustine Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2002)

Brand Name

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BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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