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Descriptor English: Benzalkonium Compounds
Descriptor Spanish: Compuestos de Benzalconio
Descriptor Portuguese: Compostos de Benzalcônio
Descriptor French: Composés de benzalkonium
Entry term(s): Alkyldimethylbenzylammonium Chloride
Asepsol
BTC 2125
BTC-2125
BTC2125
Benzalkonium
Benzalkonium Chloride
Chloride, Alkyldimethylbenzylammonium
Chloride, Benzalkonium
Compounds, Benzalkonium
Drapolene
Germex
Osvan
Zephiran
Tree number(s): D02.092.877.096.040
D02.675.276.080
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001548
Scope note: A mixture of alkylbenzyldimethylammonium compounds. It is a bactericidal quaternary ammonium detergent used topically in medicaments, deodorants, mouthwashes, as a surgical antiseptic, and as a as preservative and emulsifier in drugs and cosmetics.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
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
Pharm Action: Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Detergents
Preservatives, Pharmaceutical
Public MeSH Note: 84; was BENZALKONIUM 1981-83, was BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE 1968-80, was BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE see under ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS, LOCAL 1967, was BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE see under ANTISEPTICS, QUATERNARY AMMONIUM 1964-66, was BENZALKONIUM see under ANTISEPTICS, QUATERNARY AMMONIUM 1963
Online Note: use BENZALKONIUM COMPOUNDS to search BENZALKONIUM 1981-83 & BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE 1966-80 (as Prov 1966-67)
History Note: 84; was BENZALKONIUM 1981-83, was BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE 1964-80 (Prov 1964-67) see under ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS, LOCAL 1967, was BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE see under ANTISEPTICS, QUATERNARY AMMONIUM 1964-66, was BENZALKONIUM see under ANTISEPTICS, QUATERNARY AMMONIUM 1963
Entry Version: BENZALKONIUM CPDS
DeCS ID: 1569
Unique ID: D001548
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Benzalkonium Compounds - Preferred
Concept UI M0002323
Scope note A mixture of alkylbenzyldimethylammonium compounds. It is a bactericidal quaternary ammonium detergent used topically in medicaments, deodorants, mouthwashes, as a surgical antiseptic, and as a as preservative and emulsifier in drugs and cosmetics.
Preferred term Benzalkonium Compounds
Entry term(s) Compounds, Benzalkonium
Osvan - Narrower
Concept UI M0350979
Preferred term Osvan
Zephiran - Narrower
Concept UI M0350978
Preferred term Zephiran
Drapolene - Narrower
Concept UI M0350980
Preferred term Drapolene
BTC-2125 - Narrower
Concept UI M0002324
Preferred term BTC-2125
Entry term(s) BTC 2125
BTC2125
Germex - Narrower
Concept UI M0002325
Preferred term Germex
Asepsol - Narrower
Concept UI M0002320
Preferred term Asepsol
Benzalkonium - Narrower
Concept UI M0002321
Preferred term Benzalkonium
Benzalkonium Chloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0002322
Preferred term Benzalkonium Chloride
Entry term(s) Chloride, Benzalkonium
Alkyldimethylbenzylammonium Chloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0002326
Preferred term Alkyldimethylbenzylammonium Chloride
Entry term(s) Chloride, Alkyldimethylbenzylammonium



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