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Descriptor English: Chloroform
Descriptor Spanish: Cloroformo
Descriptor cloroformo
Scope note: Solvente comúnmente utilizado en el laboratorio. Fue utilizado previamente como anestésico, pero se prohibió su empleo en los EE.UU. debido a la sospecha de carcinogenicidad.
Descriptor Portuguese: Clorofórmio
Descriptor French: Chloroforme
Entry term(s): Trichloromethane
Tree number(s): D02.455.526.439.224
D02.455.526.913.810
SP4.606.635.419.124.660.459
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002725
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
Pharm Action: Solvents
Registry Number: 7V31YC746X
CAS Type 1 Name: Methane, trichloro-
DeCS ID: 2772
Unique ID: D002725
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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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