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Cetomacrogol MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cetomacrogol
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.455.250.700.150
D05.750.741.250
D25.720.741.250
J01.637.051.720.741.250
Unique ID
D002592
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002592
Scope Note
Non-ionic surfactant of the polyethylene glycol family. It is used as a solubilizer and emulsifying agent in foods, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, often as an ointment base, and also as a research tool.
Entry Term(s)
Brij 52
Brij 56
Brij 58
Brij-58
Cetomacrogol 1000
Polyethylene Glycol Cetyl Ether
Polyethylene Glycol Monohexadecyl Ether
alpha-Hexadecyl-omega-Hydroxypoly(oxy-1,2-Ethanediyl)
n-Hexadecane Polyoxyethylene Glycol Monether
Pharm Action
Surface-Active Agents
Registry Number
9004-95-9
CAS Type 1 Name
Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), alpha-hexadecyl-omega-hydroxy-
Previous Indexing
Polyethylene Glycols (1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Cetomacrogol Preferred
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