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Paraquat MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Paraquat
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.725.762.621
Unique ID
D010269
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010269
Scope Note
A poisonous dipyridilium compound used as contact herbicide. Contact with concentrated solutions causes irritation of the skin, cracking and shedding of the nails, and delayed healing of cuts and wounds.
Entry Term(s)
Gramoxone
Methyl Viologen
Paragreen A
Pharm Action
Herbicides
Registry Number
PLG39H7695
Related Numbers
4685-14-7
CAS Type 1 Name
4,4'-Bipyridinium, 1,1'-dimethyl-
Previous Indexing
Herbicides (1966-1970)
Pyridinium Compounds (1968-1970)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(71)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Paraquat Preferred
Gramoxone Narrower
Paragreen A Narrower
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