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Irritants MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Irritants
Tree Number(s)
D27.720.400
D27.888.569.300
Unique ID
D007509
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007509
Scope Note
Drugs that act locally on cutaneous or mucosal surfaces to produce inflammation; those that cause redness due to hyperemia are rubefacients; those that raise blisters are vesicants and those that penetrate sebaceous glands and cause abscesses are pustulants; tear gases and mustard gases are also irritants.
Entry Term(s)
Counterirritant
Counterirritants
Irritant
Pustulant
Pustulants
Rubefacient
Rubefacients
Vesicant
Vesicants
Registry Number
0
Online Note
use IRRITANTS to search RUBEFACIENTS & VESICANTS 1966-79
History Note
RUBEFACIENTS & VESICANTS were see under IRRITANTS 1963-79
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Irritants Preferred
Vesicants Narrower
Counterirritants Related
Rubefacients Narrower
Pustulants Narrower
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