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Substance Name: Diphtheria vaccine
RN: 308079-75-6


  • The formaldehyde-inactivated toxin of Corynebacterium diphtheriae. It is generally used in mixtures with TETANUS TOXOID and PERTUSSIS VACCINE; (DTP); or with tetanus toxoid alone (DT for pediatric use and Td, which contains 5- to 10-fold less diphtheria toxoid, for other use). Diphtheria toxoid is used for the prevention of diphtheria; DIPHTHERIA ANTITOXIN is for treatment.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Diphtheria vaccine

Name of Substance

  • Corynebacterium diphtheriae toxoid antigen (formaldehyde inactivated)

MeSH Heading

  • Diphtheria Toxoid


  • Daptacel
  • Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis
  • Diphtheria vaccine
  • Infanrix
  • Pediarix

Systematic Name

  • Toxoids, diphtheria

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 308079-75-6


  • IRH51QN26H

System Generated Number

  • 0308079756