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Benzoyl Peroxide MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Benzoyl Peroxide
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.223.100.133
D02.455.426.559.389.127.133
Unique ID
D001585
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001585
Scope Note
A peroxide derivative that has been used topically for BURNS and as a dermatologic agent in the treatment of ACNE and POISON IVY DERMATITIS. It is used also as a bleach in the food industry.
Entry Term(s)
Benzoyl Superoxide
Dibenzoyl Peroxide
Diphenylglyoxal Superoxide
PanOxyl
Pharm Action
Dermatologic Agents
Registry Number
W9WZN9A0GM
Related Numbers
94-36-0
Previous Indexing
Benzoates (1972-1975)
Peroxides (1972-1975)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PEROXIDES 1976-90
History Note
91(76); was see under PEROXIDES 1976-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/21
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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