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Descriptor English: Charcoal
Descriptor Spanish: Carbón Orgánico
Descriptor Portuguese: Carvão Vegetal
Descriptor French: Charbon de bois
Entry term(s): Actidose
Actidose-Aqua
Activated Charcoal
Adsorba
Carbomix
Charbon
CharcoAid
CharcoCaps
Charcoal, Activated
Charcodote
Formocarbine
Insta-Char
Kohle-Compretten
Kohle-Hevert
Kohle-Pulvis
Kohle-Tabletten Boxo-Pharm
Liqui-Char
Norit
Ultracarbon
Tree number(s): D01.268.150.150
SP4.112.082.623.259
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002606
Scope note: An amorphous form of carbon prepared from the incomplete combustion of animal or vegetable matter, e.g., wood. The activated form of charcoal is used in the treatment of poisoning. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th 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
Pharm Action: Antidotes
Registry Number: 16291-96-6
Public MeSH Note: 1994; for NORIT see CARBON 1982-1993
History Note: 1994; for NORIT use CARBON 1982-1993
DeCS ID: 2649
Unique ID: D002606
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Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Charcoal - Preferred
Concept UI M0003993
Scope note An amorphous form of carbon prepared from the incomplete combustion of animal or vegetable matter, e.g., wood. The activated form of charcoal is used in the treatment of poisoning. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Preferred term Charcoal
Liqui-Char - Narrower
Concept UI M0478066
Preferred term Liqui-Char
Actidose - Narrower
Concept UI M0478053
Preferred term Actidose
Actidose-Aqua - Narrower
Concept UI M0478052
Preferred term Actidose-Aqua
Activated Charcoal - Narrower
Concept UI M0003992
Preferred term Activated Charcoal
Entry term(s) Charcoal, Activated
Adsorba - Narrower
Concept UI M0478054
Preferred term Adsorba
Carbomix - Narrower
Concept UI M0478055
Preferred term Carbomix
Charbon - Narrower
Concept UI M0478056
Preferred term Charbon
CharcoAid - Narrower
Concept UI M0478058
Preferred term CharcoAid
CharcoCaps - Narrower
Concept UI M0478059
Preferred term CharcoCaps
Charcodote - Narrower
Concept UI M0478063
Preferred term Charcodote
Formocarbine - Narrower
Concept UI M0478064
Preferred term Formocarbine
Insta-Char - Narrower
Concept UI M0478065
Preferred term Insta-Char
Kohle-Compretten - Narrower
Concept UI M0478109
Preferred term Kohle-Compretten
Kohle-Hevert - Narrower
Concept UI M0478110
Preferred term Kohle-Hevert
Kohle-Pulvis - Narrower
Concept UI M0478111
Preferred term Kohle-Pulvis
Kohle-Tabletten Boxo-Pharm - Narrower
Concept UI M0478112
Preferred term Kohle-Tabletten Boxo-Pharm
Ultracarbon - Narrower
Concept UI M0478113
Preferred term Ultracarbon
Norit - Narrower
Concept UI M0371710
Preferred term Norit



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