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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Antiseptic agent, topical

Chemical Name

Propan-1-ol (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

  • Propanolum (Latin)
  • 1-Propanol (German)
  • Propanol (French)

Generic Names

  • 4-01-00-01413 (Beilstein) (IS)
  • Alcohol propylicus (IS)
  • BRN 1098242 (IS)
  • CCRIS 3202 (IS)
  • Normal Propyl Alcohol (IS)
  • n-Propyl Alcohol (IS)
  • NSC 30300 (IS)
  • Primary Propyl Alcohol (IS)
  • Propylic alcohol (IS)
  • Propanol (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Propanolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Adlock
    Sonear, Bangladesh
  • Alkanol [+ Chlorhexidine]
    Hikma, Egypt
  • Cardinol
    Spencer, Pakistan
  • Hemangiol
    Pierre Fabre, Estonia
  • Inhipresil
    Perumed-Albis Consumo, Peru
  • Isozid-H [+ Hexetidine]
    Gebro Pharma, Austria
  • Octeniderm [+ Octenidine, + Isopropyl Alcohol]
    Schülke & Mayr, Austria; Schülke & Mayr, Switzerland
  • Opranol
    Celsius, Uruguay
  • Propanol 80mg Dutriec
    Dutriec, Paraguay
  • Propanolol Elter 10 mg
    Elter - Medicamentos Genéricos, Venezuela
  • Propanolol Elter 40 mg
    Elter - Medicamentos Genéricos, Venezuela
  • Propanolol Spefar
    Spefar, Venezuela
  • Softa-Man [+ Ethanol]
    B. Braun Avitum, Poland; B. Braun Melsungen, Belgium; B. Braun Melsungen AG, Netherlands
  • Sterillium [+ Isopropanol, + Mecetronium Ethylsulfate]
    Bode, Belgium; Bode, Germany; Bode, Netherlands; Bode Chemie, Austria; BODE Chemie GmbH, Greece; Bröderna Berner, Sweden


ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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