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Methylene Chloride MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Methylene Chloride
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.526.439.642
Unique ID
D008752
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008752
Annotation
do not confuse with METHYL CHLORIDE
Scope Note
A chlorinated hydrocarbon that has been used as an inhalation anesthetic and acts as a narcotic in high concentrations. Its primary use is as a solvent in manufacturing and food technology.
Entry Term(s)
Dichloromethane
Methylene Bichloride
Methylene Dichloride
Solaesthin
Registry Number
588X2YUY0A
Related Numbers
75-09-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Methane, dichloro-
Previous Indexing
Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated (1974)
Methane (1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HYDROCARBONS, CHLORINATED 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under HYDROCARBONS, CHLORINATED 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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