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Substance Name: Iodized oil [NF]
RN: 8001-40-9


  • A preparation of oil that contains covalently bound IODINE. It is commonly used as a RADIOCONTRAST AGENT and as a suspension medium for CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC AGENTS.

Classification Codes

  • Colloids
  • Contrast Media
  • Diagnostic Uses of Chemicals
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Fat Emulsions, Intravenous
  • Parenteral Nutrition Solutions
  • Pharmaceutical Solutions
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Iodized oil
  • Iodized oil [NF]

MeSH Heading

  • Iodized oil


  • Iodized oil

Systematic Names

  • Fats and glyceridic oils, vegetable, iodinated
  • Liquid iodolipol

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8001-40-9

Other Registry Numbers

  • 63393-94-2
  • 8037-87-4

Related Registry Number

  • 8002-46-8 (Lipiodol)

System Generated Number

  • 0008001409


Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD intraperitoneal > 50gm/kg (50000mg/kg)   Farmakologiya i Toksikologiya Vol. 41, Pg. 77, 1978.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 92500mg/kg (92500mg/kg)   Russian Pharmacology and Toxicology Vol. 41, Pg. 9, 1978.