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Descriptor in English: Benzoyl Peroxide
Descriptor in Spanish: Peróxido de Benzoílo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Peróxido de Benzoíla
Descriptor in French: Peroxyde de benzoyle
Entry term(s): Benzoyl Superoxide
Dibenzoyl Peroxide
Diphenylglyoxal Superoxide
PanOxyl
Peroxide, Benzoyl
Peroxide, Dibenzoyl
Superoxide, Benzoyl
Superoxide, Diphenylglyoxal
Tree number(s): D02.241.223.100.133
D02.455.426.559.389.127.133
Scope note: A peroxide derivative that has been used topically for BURNS and as a dermatologic agent in the treatment of ACNE and POISON IVY DERMATITIS. It is used also as a bleach in the food industry.
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
History Note: 91(76); was see under PEROXIDES 1976-90
DeCS UI: 1610
Descriptor UI: D001585
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/21
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Benzoyl Peroxide - Preferred
Concept UI M0002375
Scope note A peroxide derivative that has been used topically for BURNS and as a dermatologic agent in the treatment of ACNE and POISON IVY DERMATITIS. It is used also as a bleach in the food industry.
Preferred term Benzoyl Peroxide
Entry term(s) Benzoyl Superoxide
Dibenzoyl Peroxide
Diphenylglyoxal Superoxide
Peroxide, Benzoyl
Peroxide, Dibenzoyl
Superoxide, Benzoyl
Superoxide, Diphenylglyoxal
PanOxyl - Narrower
Concept UI M0002376
Preferred term PanOxyl



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