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Substance Name: Polyglycolic acid [USAN:INN:BAN]
RN: 26009-03-0
UNII: H1IL6F7KB8

Note

  • A biocompatible polymer used as a surgical suture material.

Classification Code

  • Surgical Aid (Surgical Suture Material)

Molecular Formula

  • (C2-H2-O2)mult-

Molecular Weight

  • 58.0358
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Polyglycolic acid
  • Polyglycolic acid [USAN:INN:BAN]

MeSH Heading

  • Polyglycolic acid

Synonyms

  • Acide polyglycolique
  • Acide polyglycolique [INN-French]
  • Acido poliglicolico
  • Acido poliglicolico [INN-Spanish]
  • Acidum polyglycolicum
  • Acidum polyglycolicum [INN-Latin]
  • Biofix
  • Bondek
  • Bromoacetic acid homopolymer
  • Dexon TC 33
  • Ethyl glycolate homopolymer, sru
  • Glycolic acid polymer, sru
  • Hydroxyacetic acid homopolymer, sru
  • Methyl glycolate homopolyer, sru
  • Monochloroacetic acid sodium salt homopolymer, sru
  • PHO 3836
  • Poly(glycolic acid)
  • Poly(p-dioxane-2,5-dione)
  • Polyglycolic acid
  • Polyglycolide, sru
  • Sodium bromoacetate homopolymer, sru
  • SyntheSorb
  • UNII-H1IL6F7KB8

Systematic Names

  • Poly(oxy(1-oxo-1,2-ethanediyl))
  • Poly(oxycarbonylmethylene)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 26009-03-0

FDA UNII

  • H1IL6F7KB8

Other Registry Number

  • 32168-63-1

System Generated Number

  • 0026009030

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • (C2-H2-O2)mult-

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C2-H2-O2
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

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C(C*)(O*)=O