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Phenylethyl Alcohol MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Phenylethyl Alcohol
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.375.650
Unique ID
D010626
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010626
Scope Note
An antimicrobial, antiseptic, and disinfectant that is used also as an aromatic essence and preservative in pharmaceutics and perfumery.
Entry Term(s)
2-Phenylethanol
Benzyl Carbinol
Phenethyl Alcohol
Phenylethanol
beta-Phenylethanol
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Disinfectants
Preservatives, Pharmaceutical
Registry Number
ML9LGA7468
Related Numbers
60-12-8
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzeneethanol
Previous Indexing
Alcohol, Ethyl (1969-1974)
Benzene Derivatives (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
96; was PHENETHYL ALCOHOL 1975-95 (see under ALCOHOL, ETHYL 1975-90); PHENYLETHYL ALCOHOL was see PHENETHYL ALCOHOL 1975-95
History Note
96; was PHENETHYL ALCOHOL 1975-95 (see under ALCOHOL, ETHYL 1975-90); PHENYLETHYL ALCOHOL was see PHENETHYL ALCOHOL 1975-95
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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