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Benzyl Alcohol MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Benzyl Alcohol
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.160.100
D02.455.426.559.389.140.200.100
Unique ID
D019905
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019905
Annotation
BENZYL ALCOHOLS also available
Scope Note
A colorless liquid with a sharp burning taste and slight odor. It is used as a local anesthetic and to reduce pain associated with LIDOCAINE injection. Also, it is used in the manufacture of other benzyl compounds, as a pharmaceutic aid, and in perfumery and flavoring.
Entry Term(s)
Benzenemethanol
Pharm Action
Anesthetics, Local
Registry Number
LKG8494WBH
Related Numbers
100-51-6
Previous Indexing
Benzyl Alcohols (1981-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98; BENZYL ALCOHOL was indexed under BENZYL ALCOHOLS 1981-97
History Note
98; use BENZYL ALCOHOL (NM) 1981-97
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Benzyl Alcohols
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Benzyl Alcohol Preferred
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