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Descriptor English: Cetomacrogol
Descriptor Spanish: Cetomacrogol
Descriptor Portuguese: Cetomacrogol
Descriptor French: Cétomacrogol
Entry term(s): Brij 52
Brij 56
Brij 58
Brij-58
Brij58
Cetomacrogol 1000
Polyethylene Glycol Cetyl Ether
Polyethylene Glycol Monohexadecyl Ether
alpha-Hexadecyl-omega-Hydroxypoly(oxy-1,2-Ethanediyl)
n Hexadecane Polyoxyethylene Glycol Monether
n-Hexadecane Polyoxyethylene Glycol Monether
Tree number(s): D02.033.455.250.700.150
D05.750.741.250
D25.720.741.250
J01.637.051.720.741.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002592
Scope note: Non-ionic surfactant of the polyethylene glycol family. It is used as a solubilizer and emulsifying agent in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, often as an ointment base, and also as a research tool.
Annotation:
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
Pharm Action: Surface-Active Agents
Registry Number: 9004-95-9
CAS Type 1 Name: Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-hexadecyl-omega-hydroxy-
Previous Indexing: Polyethylene Glycols (1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 1975-90
DeCS ID: 2633
Unique ID: D002592
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Cetomacrogol - Preferred
Concept UI M0003965
Scope note Non-ionic surfactant of the polyethylene glycol family. It is used as a solubilizer and emulsifying agent in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, often as an ointment base, and also as a research tool.
Preferred term Cetomacrogol
Entry term(s) Polyethylene Glycol Cetyl Ether
Polyethylene Glycol Monohexadecyl Ether
alpha-Hexadecyl-omega-Hydroxypoly(oxy-1,2-Ethanediyl)
n Hexadecane Polyoxyethylene Glycol Monether
n-Hexadecane Polyoxyethylene Glycol Monether
Brij-58 - Narrower
Concept UI M0003964
Preferred term Brij-58
Entry term(s) Brij 58
Brij58
Brij 52 - Narrower
Concept UI M0003962
Preferred term Brij 52
Brij 56 - Narrower
Concept UI M0003963
Preferred term Brij 56
Cetomacrogol 1000 - Narrower
Concept UI M0003966
Preferred term Cetomacrogol 1000



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