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Benzalkonium Compounds MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Benzalkonium Compounds
Tree Number(s)
D02.092.877.096.040
D02.675.276.080
Unique ID
D001548
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001548
Scope Note
A mixture of alkylbenzyldimethylammonium compounds. It is a bactericidal quaternary ammonium detergent used topically in medicaments, deodorants, mouthwashes, as a surgical antiseptic, and as a as preservative and emulsifier in drugs and cosmetics.
Entry Version
BENZALKONIUM CPDS
Entry Term(s)
Alkyldimethylbenzylammonium Chloride
Asepsol
BTC-2125
Benzalkonium
Benzalkonium Chloride
Drapolene
Germex
Osvan
Zephiran
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Detergents
Preservatives, Pharmaceutical
Registry Number
0
Related Numbers
8001-54-5
NLM Classification #
QV 233
Public MeSH Note
84; was BENZALKONIUM 1981-83, was BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE 1968-80, was BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE see under ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS, LOCAL 1967, was BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE see under ANTISEPTICS, QUATERNARY AMMONIUM 1964-66, was BENZALKONIUM see under ANTISEPTICS, QUATERNARY AMMONIUM 1963
Online Note
use BENZALKONIUM COMPOUNDS to search BENZALKONIUM 1981-83 & BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE 1966-80 (as Prov 1966-67)
History Note
84; was BENZALKONIUM 1981-83, was BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE 1964-80 (Prov 1964-67) see under ANTI-INFECTIVE AGENTS, LOCAL 1967, was BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE see under ANTISEPTICS, QUATERNARY AMMONIUM 1964-66, was BENZALKONIUM see under ANTISEPTICS, QUATERNARY AMMONIUM 1963
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Benzalkonium Compounds Preferred
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