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In the US, Oxygen (oxygen systemic) is a member of the drug class medical gas.

US matches:


Ph. Int.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Food additive (e number)

Medical gas

Chemical Names

Oxygen (Ph. Int.)

Oxygen contains not les than 99.5% v/v of O₂ (Ph. Int.)

Foreign Names

  • Oxygenium (Latin)
  • Sauerstoff (German)
  • Oxygène (French)
  • Oxígeno (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Oxygen (OS: JAN)
  • E 948 (IS)
  • Oxygenium medicinale (IS)
  • Pure oxygen (IS)
  • reiner Sauerstoff (IS)
  • Oxygen (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Oxygène (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Oxygenium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Sauerstoff (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


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

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