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Descriptor in English: Tars
Descriptor in Spanish: Breas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Alcatrões
Descriptor in French: Goudrons
Entry term(s): Wood Tar
Tree number(s): D20.749
SP4.097.024
Scope note: Viscous materials composed of complex, high-molecular-weight compounds derived from the distillation of petroleum or the destructive distillation of wood or coal. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
DeCS UI: 14019
Descriptor UI: D013638
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Tars - Preferred
Concept UI M0021041
Scope note Viscous materials composed of complex, high-molecular-weight compounds derived from the distillation of petroleum or the destructive distillation of wood or coal. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Preferred term Tars
Wood Tar - Narrower
Concept UI FD00063113
Preferred term Wood Tar



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