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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.


Ph. Eur.

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 (IS: Beilstein)
  • 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 2016, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Propanolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Alkanol (Propanol and Chlorhexidine)
    Hikma, Egypt
  • Aseptiline (Propanol and Phenoxyethanol (veterinary use))
    Ceva Santé Animale, France
  • Isozid-H (Propanol and Hexetidine)
    Gebro Pharma, Austria
  • Softa-Man (Propanol and Ethanol)
    B. Braun Avitum, Poland


ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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