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Descriptor English: Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride
Descriptor Spanish: Fluoruro de Fosfato Acidulado
Descriptor Portuguese: Fluoreto de Fosfato Acidulado
Descriptor French: Fluorure de phosphate acidulé
Entry term(s): Acid Phosphate Fluoride
Fluoride, Acid Phosphate
Fluoride, Acidulated Phosphate
Phosphate Fluoride, Acidulated
Tree number(s): D01.029.260.700.675.374.025
D01.303.350.300.875.050
D01.695.625.675.650.025
D01.857.725.050
D25.223.015
J01.637.051.223.015
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000149
Scope note: A sodium fluoride solution, paste or powder, which has been acidulated to pH 3 to 4 and buffered with a phosphate. It is used in the prevention of dental caries.
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
Registry Number: 39456-59-2
CAS Type 1 Name: Phosphoric acid, mixt. with sodium fluoride (NaF)
Previous Indexing: Fluorides (1966-1976)
Fluorides, Topical (1966-1976)
Phosphates (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under SODIUM FLUORIDE 1984-90; was see under FLUORIDES 1977-83
History Note: 91(77); was see under SODIUM FLUORIDE 1984-90; was see under FLUORIDES 1977-83
DeCS ID: 157
Unique ID: D000149
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/04/16
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride - Preferred
Concept UI M0000226
Scope note A sodium fluoride solution, paste or powder, which has been acidulated to pH 3 to 4 and buffered with a phosphate. It is used in the prevention of dental caries.
Preferred term Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride
Entry term(s) Acid Phosphate Fluoride
Fluoride, Acid Phosphate
Fluoride, Acidulated Phosphate
Phosphate Fluoride, Acidulated



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