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Ethanol

In the US, Ethanol is a member of the drug class miscellaneous uncategorized agents.

Scheme

Ph. Int.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D08AX08,V03AB16,V03AZ01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000064-17-5

Chemical Formula

C2-H6-O

Molecular Weight

46

Therapeutic Categories

Pharmaceutic aid

Hyperemic agent

Disinfectant

Antiseptic agent, topical

Chemical Name

Ethyl alcohol (Ph. Int.)

Foreign Names

  • Ethanolum anhydricum (Latin)
  • Ethanol anhydrat (German)
  • Éthanol anhydre (French)
  • Alcohol absoluto (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Anhydrous Ethanol (OS: JAN)
  • Absolute alcohol (IS)
  • Äthanol (IS)
  • Dehydrated alcohol (IS)
  • Ethanol 100% v/v (IS)
  • Ethanol, wasserfreies (IS)
  • Ethyl hydrate (IS)
  • Ethyl hydroxide (IS)
  • EtOH (IS)
  • Spiritus (IS)
  • Anhydrous Ethanol (PH: JP XVI)
  • Dehydrated Alcohol (PH: USP 38)
  • Ethanol (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Éthanol anhydre (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ethanol, anhydrous (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ethanol, wasserfreies (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ethanolum anhydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ethanol (OS: JAN)
  • UNII-3K9958V90M (IS)
  • Alcohol (PH: USP 38)
  • Ethanol (PH: JP XVI)
  • Ethanol (96 per cent) (PH: BP 2016)
  • Ethanol 96 per cent (PH: BP 2013, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ethanol 96% (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Éthanol à 96 pour cent (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ethanolum 96 per centum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Aethanolum dilutum (IS)
  • Spiritus dilutus (IS)
  • Diluted Alcohol (PH: NF 33)
  • Etanolo 70 per cento (PH: Ph. Helv. 11)
  • Ethanol 70% (PH: ÖAB 2016, Ph. Helv. 11)
  • Éthanol à 70 pour cent (PH: Ph. Helv. 11)
  • Ethanol for Disinfection (PH: JP XVI)
  • Ethanols, Dilute (PH: BP 2016)
  • Ethanolum 70 per centum (PH: ÖAB 2016, Ph. Helv. 11)
  • Ethanol-Wasser-Gemische (PH: DAB 10)

Brand Names


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Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Int.Pharmacopoea Internationalis

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