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Descriptor English: Urethane
Descriptor Spanish: Uretano
Descriptor Portuguese: Uretana
Descriptor French: Uréthane
Entry term(s): Carbamate, Ethyl
Ethyl Carbamate
Urethan
Tree number(s): D02.241.081.251.944
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014520
Scope note: Antineoplastic agent that is also used as a veterinary anesthetic. It has also been used as an intermediate in organic synthesis. Urethane is suspected to be a carcinogen.
Annotation: POLYURETHANES is available
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: Antineoplastic Agents
Carcinogens
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Registry Number: 3IN71E75Z5
CAS Type 1 Name: Carbamic acid, ethyl ester
DeCS ID: 14918
Unique ID: D014520
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Urethane - Preferred
Concept UI M0022330
Scope note Antineoplastic agent that is also used as a veterinary anesthetic. It has also been used as an intermediate in organic synthesis. Urethane is suspected to be a carcinogen.
Preferred term Urethane
Entry term(s) Carbamate, Ethyl
Ethyl Carbamate
Urethan



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