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Descriptor in English: Naphthalenes
Descriptor in Spanish: Naftalenos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Naftalenos
Descriptor in French: Naphtalènes
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.847.638
D04.615.638
Scope note: Two-ring crystalline hydrocarbons isolated from coal tar. They are used as intermediates in chemical synthesis, as insect repellents, fungicides, lubricants, preservatives, and, formerly, as topical antiseptics.
Annotation: aromatic hydrocarbons
Allowable Qualifiers: 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: 9473
Descriptor UI: D009281
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Naphthalenes - Preferred
Concept UI M0014459
Scope note Two-ring crystalline hydrocarbons isolated from coal tar. They are used as intermediates in chemical synthesis, as insect repellents, fungicides, lubricants, preservatives, and, formerly, as topical antiseptics.
Preferred term Naphthalenes



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