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Zirconium dioxide

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


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Therapeutic Category

Contrast medium

Chemical Names

Zirconium dioxide


Foreign Names

  • Zirconium(IV)-oxid (German)
  • Zirconium, oxyde de (French)
  • Zirconio , diĆ³xido de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Zirconia (IS)
  • Zirconic anhydride (IS)
  • Zirconium Oxide (IS)
  • Zirconium(IV)-oxide (IS)

Brand Name

  • Septopal (Zirconium dioxide and Gentamicin)
    Biomet Merck, Belgium


ISInofficial Synonym

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