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Trichloroacetic Acid

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

Scheme

USAN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000076-03-9

Chemical Formula

C2-H-Cl3-O2

Molecular Weight

163

Therapeutic Categories

Astringent agent

Caustic

Chemical Name

Acetic acid, trichloro-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Acide trichloracétique (OS: DCF)
  • TCA (IS)
  • Acide trichloroacétique (PH: Ph. Eur. 6)
  • Acidum trichloraceticum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Trichloressigsäure (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Trichloroacetic acid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Trichloroacetic Acid (PH: BP 2016)

Brand Names

  • Naquadem (Trichloroacetic Acid and Dexamethasone (veterinary use))
    Gräub, Switzerland
  • Tri-Chlor
    Gordon, United States
  • Wartner
    Chefaro, Germany

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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