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Descriptor in English: Drug Contamination
Descriptor in Spanish: Contaminación de Medicamentos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Contaminação de Medicamentos
Descriptor in French: Contamination de médicament
Entry term(s): Adulteration, Drug
Adulterations, Drug
Chemical Drug Contamination
Chemical Drug Contaminations
Contamination, Chemical Drug
Contamination, Drug
Contamination, Microbial Drug
Contamination, Physical Drug
Contaminations, Chemical Drug
Contaminations, Drug
Contaminations, Microbial Drug
Contaminations, Physical Drug
Drug Adulteration
Drug Adulterations
Drug Contamination, Chemical
Drug Contamination, Microbial
Drug Contamination, Physical
Drug Contaminations
Drug Contaminations, Chemical
Drug Contaminations, Microbial
Drug Contaminations, Physical
Drug Impurities
Drug Impurity
Impurity, Drug
Microbial Drug Contamination
Microbial Drug Contaminations
Physical Drug Contamination
Physical Drug Contaminations
Tree number(s): N06.850.360
Scope note: The presence of organisms, or any foreign material that makes a drug preparation impure.
Annotation: can be used for contamination of any Category D term
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PC prevention & control
SN statistics & numerical data
Online Note: use DRUG CONTAMINATION to search DRUG ADULTERATION 1966-76
History Note: 74; DRUG ADULTERATION was heading 1963-76
DeCS UI: 28478
Descriptor UI: D004340
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/07/01
Drug Contamination - Preferred
Concept UI M0006827
Scope note The presence of organisms, or any foreign material that makes a drug preparation impure.
Preferred term Drug Contamination
Entry term(s) Contamination, Drug
Contaminations, Drug
Drug Contaminations
Drug Impurity - Narrower
Concept UI M0405123
Scope note The presence of chemical substance other than the desired pharmaceutical compound manufactured.
Preferred term Drug Impurity
Entry term(s) Drug Impurities
Impurity, Drug
Drug Adulteration - Narrower
Concept UI M0006826
Scope note The addition of less desirable substance to the drug preparation.
Preferred term Drug Adulteration
Entry term(s) Adulteration, Drug
Adulterations, Drug
Drug Adulterations
Drug Contamination, Chemical - Narrower
Concept UI M000649417
Preferred term Drug Contamination, Chemical
Entry term(s) Chemical Drug Contamination
Chemical Drug Contaminations
Contamination, Chemical Drug
Contaminations, Chemical Drug
Drug Contaminations, Chemical
Drug Contamination, Microbial - Narrower
Concept UI M000649418
Preferred term Drug Contamination, Microbial
Entry term(s) Contamination, Microbial Drug
Contaminations, Microbial Drug
Drug Contaminations, Microbial
Microbial Drug Contamination
Microbial Drug Contaminations
Drug Contamination, Physical - Narrower
Concept UI M000649523
Preferred term Drug Contamination, Physical
Entry term(s) Contamination, Physical Drug
Contaminations, Physical Drug
Drug Contaminations, Physical
Physical Drug Contamination
Physical Drug Contaminations



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