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Descriptor in English: Methanol
Descriptor in Spanish: Metanol
Descriptor in Portuguese: Metanol
Descriptor in French: Méthanol
Entry term(s): Alcohol, Methyl
Alcohol, Wood
Carbinol
Methoxide, Sodium
Methyl Alcohol
Sodium Methoxide
Wood Alcohol
Tree number(s): D02.033.623
Scope note: A colorless, flammable liquid used in the manufacture of FORMALDEHYDE and ACETIC ACID, in chemical synthesis, antifreeze, and as a solvent. Ingestion of methanol is toxic and may cause blindness.
Annotation: for wood alcohol
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
History Note: 98;
DeCS UI: 433
Descriptor UI: D000432
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Methanol - Preferred
Concept UI M0000655
Scope note A colorless, flammable liquid used in the manufacture of FORMALDEHYDE and ACETIC ACID, in chemical synthesis, antifreeze, and as a solvent. Ingestion of methanol is toxic and may cause blindness.
Preferred term Methanol
Entry term(s) Alcohol, Methyl
Alcohol, Wood
Carbinol
Methyl Alcohol
Wood Alcohol
Sodium Methoxide - Narrower
Concept UI M0000656
Preferred term Sodium Methoxide
Entry term(s) Methoxide, Sodium



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