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Descriptor in English: Chloroform
Descriptor in Spanish: Cloroformo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Clorofórmio
Descriptor in French: Chloroforme
Entry term(s): Trichloromethane
Tree number(s): D02.455.526.439.224
D02.455.526.913.810
SP4.097.039.739.465
Scope note: A commonly used laboratory solvent. It was previously used as an anesthetic, but was banned from use in the U.S. due to its suspected carcinogenicity.
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
DeCS UI: 2772
Descriptor UI: D002725
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Chloroform - Preferred
Concept UI M0004164
Scope note A commonly used laboratory solvent. It was previously used as an anesthetic, but was banned from use in the U.S. due to its suspected carcinogenicity.
Preferred term Chloroform
Entry term(s) Trichloromethane



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