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Undecylenic Acid



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antifungal agent

Pharmaceutic aid: Surfactant

Chemical Name

10-Undecenoic acid

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Acide undécylénique (OS: DCF)
  • Undecylenic Acid (OS: JAN)
  • 10-Undecensäure (IS)
  • Undeconic Acid (IS)
  • Acidum undecylenicum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 2)
  • Undecenoic Acid (PH: BP 2016)
  • Undecylenic Acid (PH: USP 38)
  • Undecylenic acid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Undécylénique (acide) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Undecylensäure (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Calcium Undecylenate (OS: USAN)
  • Calcium 10-undecylenat (IS)
  • Calcium Undecylenate (PH: USP 38)
  • Zinc Undecylenate (OS: JAN)
  • Zinkundecylenat (IS)
  • Zinc (undécylénate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Zinc Undecenoate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Zinc Undecylenate (PH: USP 38)
  • Zinc undecylenate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Zinci undecylenas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Zinkundecylenat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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