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Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride
Tree Number(s)
D01.029.260.700.675.374.025
D01.303.350.300.875.050
D01.695.625.675.650.025
D01.857.725.050
D25.223.015
J01.637.051.223.015
Unique ID
D000149
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000149
Scope Note
A sodium fluoride solution, paste or powder, which has been acidulated to pH 3 to 4 and buffered with a phosphate. It is used in the prevention of dental caries.
Entry Term(s)
Acid Phosphate Fluoride
Phosphate Fluoride, Acidulated
Registry Number
39456-59-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Phosphoric acid, mixt. with sodium fluoride (NaF)
Previous Indexing
Fluorides (1966-1976)
Fluorides, Topical (1966-1976)
Phosphates (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SODIUM FLUORIDE 1984-90; was see under FLUORIDES 1977-83
History Note
91(77); was see under SODIUM FLUORIDE 1984-90; was see under FLUORIDES 1977-83
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/16
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Acidulated Phosphate Fluoride Preferred
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