Active Ingredient History

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Benzyl Alcohol is an aromatic alcohol used in a wide variety of cosmetic formulations as a fragrance component, preservative, solvent, and viscosity-decreasing agent. FDA agency approved benzyl alcohol for the treatment of head lice. The drug acts on head lice by inhibiting them from closing their respiratory spiracles, allowing the vehicle to obstruct the spiracles and causing the lice to asphyxiate.   NCATS

  • Mol. Mass: 108.1378
  • ALogP: 1.18
  • ChEMBL Molecule:
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  • Mechanism of Action:
  • Multi-specific: Missing data
  • Black Box: No
  • Availability: Prescription Only
  • Delivery Methods: Topical
  • Pro Drug: No
alcoholum benzylicum | alcoolbenzylique | alcool benzylique | alpha-hydroxytoluene | alpha-toluenol | aromatic alcohol | bentalol | benzalalcohol | benzalcohol | benzenecarbinol | benzenemethanol | benzoyl alcohol | benzyl alcohol | benzylalkohol | benzylic alcohol | e1519 | hydroxymethylbenzene | (hydroxymethyl)benzene | hydroxytoluene | phenylcarbinol | phenylmethanol | phenylmethyl alcohol | ulesfia


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