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Benzethonium MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Benzethonium
Tree Number(s)
D02.092.877.096.082
D02.675.276.090
Unique ID
D001558
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001558
Scope Note
Bactericidal cationic quaternary ammonium surfactant used as a topical anti-infective agent. It is an ingredient in medicaments, deodorants, mouthwashes, etc., and is used to disinfect apparatus, etc., in the food processing and pharmaceutical industries, in surgery, and also as a preservative. The compound is toxic orally as a result of neuromuscular blockade.
Entry Term(s)
Bencetonium Chloride
Benzethonium Chloride
Formula Magic
Hyamine 1622
Orchid Fresh II
Phemeride
Phemerol
Phemethryn
Puri-Clens
Quatrachlor
Solamin
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Registry Number
1VU15B70BP
Related Numbers
121-54-0
PH41D05744
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzenemethanaminium, N,N-dimethyl-N-(2-(2-(4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenoxy)ethoxy)ethyl)-, chloride
Previous Indexing
Ammonium Compounds (1969-1974)
Benzyl Compounds (1971-1974)
Phenyl Ethers (1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS 1981-90; was BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE see under AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS 1975-80
Online Note
use BENZETHONIUM to search BENZETHONIUM COMPOUNDS 1975-80
History Note
91(81); was see under AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS 1981-90; was BENZETHONIUM CHLORIDE see under AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS 1975-80
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2016/07/05
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