Mineral oil

Active ingredient description

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
A06AA01 Liquid paraffin A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A06 Laxatives → A06A Laxatives → A06AA Softeners, emollients
Discover more medicines within A06AA01

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 8012-95-1
CAS Substance: 8042-47-5
DrugBank Drug: DB11057
RxNorm Ingredient: 6972
SNOMED-CT Concept: 111089004
Mineral oil (substance)
SNOMED-CT Concept: 255667006
Paraffin (substance)
UNII Identifier: T5L8T28FGP


Mineral oil is an active ingredient of these brands:

Australia (AU)

France (FR)

Israel (IL)

Malta (MT)

Netherlands (NL)

Poland (PL)

Singapore (SG)

South Africa (ZA)

Spain (ES)

Tunisia (TN)

United Kingdom (UK)

Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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