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Resorcinol

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

Scheme

Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D10AX02,S01AX06

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000108-46-3

Chemical Formula

C6-H6-O2

Molecular Weight

110

Therapeutic Categories

Dermatological agent

Keratolytic agent

Antiseborrheic

Antiacne agent for topical use

Chemical Names

m-Dihydroxybenzene

1,3-Benzenediol (USP)

1,3-Dihydroxybenzene

3-Hydroxyphenol

Resorcinol (USP)

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Resorcin (OS: JAN)
  • Résorcinol (OS: DCF)
  • 4-06-00-05658 (IS: Beilstein)
  • BRN 0906905 (IS)
  • CCRIS 4052 (IS)
  • CI 76505 (IS)
  • Dioxybenzolum (IS)
  • NSC 1571 (IS)
  • UNII-YUL4LO94HK (IS)
  • Resorcinol (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Resorcinolum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

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Glossary

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

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