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Zinc Chloride

In the US, Zinc Chloride (zinc chloride systemic) is a member of the drug class minerals and electrolytes.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Astringent agent

Chemical Name

Zinc chloride (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Zinci chloridum (Latin)
  • Zinkchlorid (German)
  • Chlorure de zinc (French)
  • Zinc, cloruro de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Zinc Chloride (OS: JAN)
  • Butter of zinc (IS)
  • CCRIS 3509 (IS)
  • NSC 529648 (IS)
  • UNII-86Q357L16B (IS)
  • Zinc dichloride (IS)
  • Zincum chloratum (IS)
  • Zinc chloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Zinc Chloride (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Zinci chloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


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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