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 DeCS Categories

D02 Organic Chemicals .
D02.455 Hydrocarbons .
D02.455.526 Hydrocarbons, Halogenated .
D02.455.526.439 Hydrocarbons, Chlorinated .
D02.455.526.439.632 Methyl Chloride .
D02.455.526.439.642 Methylene Chloride .
D02.886 Sulfur Compounds .
D02.886.369 Phenothiazines .
D02.886.369.517 Methylene Blue .
D03 Heterocyclic Compounds .
D03.633 Heterocyclic Compounds, Fused-Ring .
D03.633.300 Heterocyclic Compounds, 3-Ring .
D03.633.300.741 Phenothiazines .
D03.633.300.741.517 Methylene Blue .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Methylene Chloride .
Solaesthin .
Bichloride, Methylene .
Chloride, Methylene .
Dichloride, Methylene .
Dichloromethane .
Methylene Bichloride .
Methylene Dichloride .
A chlorinated hydrocarbon that has been used as an inhalation anesthetic and acts as a narcotic in high concentrations. Its primary use is as a solvent in manufacturing and food technology. .
Methyl Chloride .
Chloromethane .
Chloride, Methyl .
A hydrocarbon used as an industrial solvent. It has been used as an aerosal propellent, as a refrigerant and as a local anesthetic. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 31st ed, p1403) .
Methylene Blue .
Chromosmon .
Methylene Blue N .
Methylthioninium Chloride .
Urolene Blue .
Blue N, Methylene .
Blue, Methylene .
Blue, Swiss .
Methylthionine Chloride .
Swiss Blue .
A compound consisting of dark green crystals or crystalline powder, having a bronze-like luster. Solutions in water or alcohol have a deep blue color. Methylene blue is used as a bacteriologic stain and as an indicator. It inhibits GUANYLATE CYCLASE, and has been used to treat cyanide poisoning and to lower levels of METHEMOGLOBIN. .