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Descriptor in English: Benzethonium
Descriptor in Spanish: Bencetonio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Benzetônio
Descriptor in French: Benzéthonium
Entry term(s): Bencetonium Chloride
Benzethonium Chloride
Chloride, Bencetonium
Chloride, Benzethonium
Formula Magic
Hyamine 1622
Magic, Formula
Orchid Fresh II
Phemeride
Phemerol
Phemethryn
Puri Clens
Puri-Clens
PuriClens
Quatrachlor
Solamin
Tree number(s): D02.092.877.096.082
D02.675.276.090
Scope note: Bactericidal cationic quaternary ammonium surfactant used as a topical anti-infective agent. It is an ingredient in medicaments, deodorants, mouthwashes, etc., and is used to disinfect apparatus, etc., in the food processing and pharmaceutical industries, in surgery, and also as a preservative. The compound is toxic orally as a result of neuromuscular blockade.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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
Online Note: use BENZETHONIUM to search BENZETHONIUM COMPOUNDS 1975-80
History Note: 91(81); was see under AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS 1981-90; was BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE see under AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS 1975-80
DeCS UI: 1580
Descriptor UI: D001558
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Benzethonium - Preferred
Concept UI M0002337
Scope note Bactericidal cationic quaternary ammonium surfactant used as a topical anti-infective agent. It is an ingredient in medicaments, deodorants, mouthwashes, etc., and is used to disinfect apparatus, etc., in the food processing and pharmaceutical industries, in surgery, and also as a preservative. The compound is toxic orally as a result of neuromuscular blockade.
Preferred term Benzethonium
Orchid Fresh II - Narrower
Concept UI M0459667
Preferred term Orchid Fresh II
Entry term(s) Formula Magic
Magic, Formula
Hyamine 1622 - Narrower
Concept UI M0002340
Preferred term Hyamine 1622
Solamin - Narrower
Concept UI M0002344
Preferred term Solamin
Phemerol - Narrower
Concept UI M0002342
Preferred term Phemerol
Phemethryn - Narrower
Concept UI M0002338
Preferred term Phemethryn
Puri-Clens - Narrower
Concept UI M0459668
Preferred term Puri-Clens
Entry term(s) Puri Clens
PuriClens
Quatrachlor - Narrower
Concept UI M0002343
Preferred term Quatrachlor
Benzethonium Chloride - Narrower
Concept UI M0002339
Preferred term Benzethonium Chloride
Entry term(s) Bencetonium Chloride
Chloride, Bencetonium
Chloride, Benzethonium
Phemeride - Narrower
Concept UI M0002341
Preferred term Phemeride



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