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Substance Name: Charcoal, activated [USP]
RN: 16291-96-6
InChIKey: OKTJSMMVPCPJKN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Notes

  • An amorphous form of carbon prepared from the incomplete combustion of animal or vegetable matter, e.g., wood. The activated form of charcoal is used in the treatment of poisoning. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
  • TSCA Definition 2017: An amorphous form of carbon produced by partially burning or oxidizing wood or other organic matter.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Molecular Weight

  • 12.011
 

Classification Codes

  • Antidote (General Purpose)
  • Antidotes
  • Pharmaceutic Aid (Adsorbant)
  • Protective Agents
  • TSCA UVCB
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Activated charcoal
  • Charcoal, activated
  • Charcoal, activated [USP]
  • Whetlerite

MeSH Heading

  • Charcoal

Synonyms

  • Charcoal
  • Charcoal, activated
  • Charcoal, except activated
  • EC 240-383-3
  • EINECS 240-383-3
  • HSDB 2017
  • Medicinal carbon
  • Swine fly ash
  • Whetlerite

Systematic Name

  • Charcoal

Superlist Names

  • Charcoal
  • Charcoal briquettes, shell, screenings, wood, etc.
  • Charcoal briquettes, shell, screenings, wood, etc. [NA1361] [Spontaneously combustible]
  • NA1361

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 16291-96-6

Other Registry Number

  • 1333-85-3

Related Registry Number

  • 64365-11-3 (activated)

System Generated Number

  • 0016291966

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C

InChIKey

OKTJSMMVPCPJKN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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