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Sodium Perborate

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

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent


Chemical Name

Sodium Perborate

Foreign Names

  • Natrii Perboras (Latin)
  • Natriumperborat (German)
  • Sodium, perborate de (French)
  • Perborato sódico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Dexol (IS)
  • PBS (IS)
  • Sodium Perborate Monohydrate (OS: USAN)
  • Natrii dihydrogenperoxoboras (IS)
  • Natrium boricum peroxydatum (IS)
  • Natrium dihydrogenperoxoborat (IS)
  • PBS-1 (IS)
  • Natriumperoxoborat-Hydrat (IS)
  • PBS-4 (IS)
  • Sodium peroxometaborate (IS)
  • Natrii perboras hydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Sodium Perborate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Sodium perborate, hydrated (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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