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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent


Chemical Name

Poly(oxymetylene) (JP)

Foreign Names

  • Polyoxymethylenum (Latin)
  • Paraformaldehyd (German)
  • PolyoxymĂ©thylene (French)

Generic Names

  • Paraformaldehide (OS: JAN)
  • Paraform (IS)
  • Paraformic Aldehyde (IS)
  • Paraformic aldehyde (IS)
  • Polyformaldehyde (IS)
  • Polymerised Formaldehyde (IS)
  • Paraformaldehyde (PH: JP XVI)

Brand Names

  • Caustinerf without arsenic (Paraformaldehyde and Lidocaine)
    Septodont, Lithuania
  • Depulpin (Paraformaldehyde and Lidocaine)
    VOCO, Germany
  • Devipasta (Paraformaldehyde and Lidocain)
    Chema-Elektromet, Poland
  • Parapasta (Paraformaldehyde and Cinchocaine)
    Chema-Elektromet, Poland
  • Periodon (Paraformaldehyde and Cinchocaine)
    Neo Dental Chemical, Japan

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ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
JPThe Japanese Pharmacopoeia
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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