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Substance Name: Govafilcon A [USAN]
RN: 131517-13-0

Classification Code

  • Contact Lens Material (Hydrophilic)

Molecular Formula

  • (C10-H14-O4.C8-H14-O3.C6-H10-O3.C4-H6-O2.C4-H6-O2)x-

Molecular Weight

  • 658.733
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Govafilcon A [USAN]


  • 2-Hydroxyethyl methacrylate polymer with (+-)-2-hydroxybutyl methacrylate, vinyl acetate, methacrylic acid and ethylene dimethacrylate
  • 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 2-hydroxyethyl ester, polymer with (+-)-2-hydroxybutyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate, ethenyl acetate, 2-methyl-2-propenoic acid and 1,2-ethanediyl bis(2-methyl-2-propenoate)
  • Acetic acid ethenyl ester, polymer with 1,2-ethanediylbis(2-methyl-2-propenoate), 2-hydroxybutyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate and 2-methyl-2-propenoic acid
  • Govafilcon A

Systematic Name

  • 2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, polymer with 1,2-ethanediylbis(2-methyl-2-propenoate), ethenyl acetate, 2-hydroxybutyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate and 2-hydroxyethyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 131517-13-0

System Generated Number

  • 0131517130

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • (C10-H14-O4.C8-H14-O3.C6-H10-O3.C4-H6-O2.C4-H6-O2)x-

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C10-H14-O4
  • C4-H6-O2
  • C6-H10-O3
  • C8-H14-O3