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Descriptor English: Polyethylene Terephthalates
Descriptor Spanish: Tereftalatos Polietilenos
Descriptor Portuguese: Polietilenotereftalatos
Descriptor French: Téréphtalate polyéthylène
Entry term(s): Dacron
Dacrons
Nalophan
Nalophans
PET Polymer
PET Polymers
Poly(Ethylene Terephtalate)
Polyethylene Terephthalate
Tedlar
Tedlars
Terephthalate, Polyethylene
Terephthalates, Polyethylene
Tree number(s): D05.750.728.764
D25.720.728.764
J01.637.051.720.728.764
SP4.097.156
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011093
Scope note: Polyester polymers formed from terephthalic acid or its esters and ethylene glycol. They can be formed into tapes, films or pulled into fibers that are pressed into meshes or woven into fabrics.
Annotation:
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
Previous Indexing: Polymers (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 93; was POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE 1973-92
Online Note: use POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATES to search POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE 1973-92
History Note: 93; was POLYETHYLENE TEREPHTHALATE 1973-92
DeCS ID: 30895
Unique ID: D011093
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Polyethylene Terephthalates - Preferred
Concept UI M0017184
Scope note Polyester polymers formed from terephthalic acid or its esters and ethylene glycol. They can be formed into tapes, films or pulled into fibers that are pressed into meshes or woven into fabrics.
Preferred term Polyethylene Terephthalates
Entry term(s) PET Polymer
PET Polymers
Poly(Ethylene Terephtalate)
Polyethylene Terephthalate
Terephthalate, Polyethylene
Terephthalates, Polyethylene
Nalophan - Broader
Concept UI M0520449
Preferred term Nalophan
Entry term(s) Nalophans
Dacron - Narrower
Concept UI M0373156
Preferred term Dacron
Entry term(s) Dacrons
Tedlar - Broader
Concept UI M0520448
Preferred term Tedlar
Entry term(s) Tedlars



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