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Descriptor English: Phenylethyl Alcohol
Descriptor Spanish: Alcohol Feniletílico
Descriptor Portuguese: Álcool Feniletílico
Descriptor French: Alcool phénéthylique
Entry term(s): 2 Phenylethanol
2-Phenylethanol
Alcohol, Phenethyl
Alcohol, Phenylethyl
Benzyl Carbinol
Carbinol, Benzyl
Phenethyl Alcohol
Phenylethanol
beta Phenylethanol
beta-Phenylethanol
Tree number(s): D02.033.375.650
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010626
Scope note: An antimicrobial, antiseptic, and disinfectant that is used also as an aromatic essence and preservative in pharmaceutics and perfumery.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Disinfectants
Preservatives, Pharmaceutical
Registry Number: ML9LGA7468
CAS Type 1 Name: Benzeneethanol
Previous Indexing: Alcohol, Ethyl (1969-1974)
Benzene Derivatives (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 96; was PHENETHYL ALCOHOL 1975-95 (see under ALCOHOL, ETHYL 1975-90); PHENYLETHYL ALCOHOL was see PHENETHYL ALCOHOL 1975-95
History Note: 96; was PHENETHYL ALCOHOL 1975-95 (see under ALCOHOL, ETHYL 1975-90); PHENYLETHYL ALCOHOL was see PHENETHYL ALCOHOL 1975-95
DeCS ID: 10818
Unique ID: D010626
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Phenylethyl Alcohol - Preferred
Concept UI M0016505
Scope note An antimicrobial, antiseptic, and disinfectant that is used also as an aromatic essence and preservative in pharmaceutics and perfumery.
Preferred term Phenylethyl Alcohol
Entry term(s) 2 Phenylethanol
2-Phenylethanol
Alcohol, Phenethyl
Alcohol, Phenylethyl
Benzyl Carbinol
Carbinol, Benzyl
Phenethyl Alcohol
Phenylethanol
beta Phenylethanol
beta-Phenylethanol



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