NLM Logo

Ethyl Chloride MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ethyl Chloride
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.526.439.447
Unique ID
D005018
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005018
Scope Note
A gas that condenses under slight pressure. Because of its low boiling point ethyl chloride sprayed on skin produces an intense cold by evaporation. Cold blocks nerve conduction. Ethyl chloride has been used in surgery but is primarily used to relieve local pain in sports medicine.
Entry Term(s)
Chloraethyl Dr. Henning
Chloroethane
Cloretilo Chemirosa
Gebauer's Ethyl Chloride
WariActiv
Pharm Action
Anesthetics, Local
Registry Number
46U771ERWK
Related Numbers
75-00-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Ethane, chloro-
NLM Classification #
QV 81
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/05
Ethyl Chloride Preferred
Cloretilo Chemirosa Narrower
WariActiv Narrower
Chloraethyl Dr. Henning Narrower
Gebauer's Ethyl Chloride Narrower
page delivered in 0.161s