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Drug Contamination MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Drug Contamination
Tree Number(s)
N06.850.360
Unique ID
D004340
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004340
Annotation
can be used for contamination of any Category D term
Scope Note
The presence of organisms, or any foreign material that makes a drug preparation impure.
Entry Term(s)
Drug Adulteration
Drug Contamination, Chemical
Drug Contamination, Microbial
Drug Contamination, Physical
Drug Impurity
Public MeSH Note
74; DRUG ADULTERATION was heading 1963-76
Online Note
use DRUG CONTAMINATION to search DRUG ADULTERATION 1966-76
History Note
74; DRUG ADULTERATION was heading 1963-76
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/01
Drug Contamination Preferred
Drug Contamination, Microbial Narrower
Drug Impurity Narrower
Drug Contamination, Chemical Narrower
Drug Contamination, Physical Narrower
Drug Adulteration Narrower
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