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Topical Anesthetic Skin Refrigerant
Gebauer's Ethyl Chloride® is a vapocoolant (skin refrigerant) intended for topical application.
|Trade Name / Synonym: Gebauer's Ethyl Chloride®||Revision Date: May 19, 2005|
|Chemical Name / Synonyms: Ethyl Chloride, Chloroethane, Hydrochloric Ether||Chemical Family: Halogenated Hydrocarbon|
|Formula: C2H5Cl||Molecular Weight: 64.52|
Source: Material Safety Data Sheet
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Last reviewed on RxList: 11/5/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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