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Descriptor English: Cellophane
Descriptor Spanish: Celofán
Descriptor Portuguese: Celofane
Descriptor French: Cellophane
Entry term(s): Cellophanes
Tree number(s): D25.720.099.500.252
J01.637.051.720.099.500.252
J01.637.118
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002476
Scope note: A generic name for film produced from wood pulp by the viscose process. It is a thin, transparent sheeting of regenerated cellulose, moisture-proof and sometimes dyed, and used chiefly as food wrapping or as bags for dialysis. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed & McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
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: 9005-81-6
CAS Type 1 Name: Cellophane
DeCS ID: 2510
Unique ID: D002476
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: 2006/07/05
Cellophane - Preferred
Concept UI M0003776
Scope note A generic name for film produced from wood pulp by the viscose process. It is a thin, transparent sheeting of regenerated cellulose, moisture-proof and sometimes dyed, and used chiefly as food wrapping or as bags for dialysis. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed & McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Preferred term Cellophane
Entry term(s) Cellophanes



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