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Ph. Eur.

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent

Anesthetic, local

Chemical Names


2-Metoxy-4-(prop-2-enyl)phenol (Ph. Eur.)

4-Allyl-2-metoxyphenol (USP)

Phenol, 2-metoxy-4-(2-propenyl)- (USP)

Foreign Names

  • Eugenolum (Latin)
  • Eugenol (German)
  • Eugénol (French)
  • Eugenol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Eugénol (OS: DCF)
  • 4-06-00-06337 (IS: Beilstein)
  • 5-Allylguaiacol (IS)
  • Allylguaiacol (IS)
  • BRN 1366759 (IS)
  • Caryophyllic acid (IS)
  • CCRIS 306 (IS)
  • Eugenic acid (IS)
  • NSC 209525 (IS)
  • Eugenol (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Eugenolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Alvogyl (Eugenol and Lidocaine)
    Septodont, Czech Republic; Septodont, Israel; Septodont, Lithuania; Septodont, Latvia
  • Analgesico Dental 85%
    Droguería Hofmann, Chile
  • Begesic (Eugenol and Levomenthol, + Methyl Salicylate)
    Berlin Pharm, Singapore
  • Counterpain (Eugenol and Levomenthol, + Methyl Salicylate)
    Taisho Pharmaceutical, Singapore
  • Flanil (Eugenol and Methyl Salicylate, + Levomenthol)
    Biolab, Hong Kong; Biolab, Malaysia; Biolab, Singapore
  • Muscalax (Eugenol and Levomenthol, + Methyl Salicylate)
    Polipharm, Singapore
  • Neodyne (Eugenol and Zinc Oxide)
    Neo Dental Chemical, Japan
  • Painza (Eugenol and Levomenthol, + Methyl Salicylate)
    Siam Bheasach, Thailand
  • Pulparthrol (Eugenol and Lidocaine)
    Pierre Rolland, France
  • Voltex (Eugenol and Hydroxyethyl Salicylate, + Levomenthol)
    Favorex, Hong Kong


DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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