Ethiodized Oil

Title: Ethiodized Oil
CAS Registry Number: 8008-53-5
Additional Names: Ethyl ester of iodinated fatty acid of poppyseed oil
Trademarks: Ethiodol (Savage)
Literature References: Contains 37% organically bound iodine. Ref: Hom et al., J. Am. Pharm. Assoc. Sci. Ed. 46, 254 (1957). Use in lymphography: R. M. Paxton et al., Br. Med. J. I, 120 (1975).
Properties: Amber-colored oil, extremely fluid, sp gr 1.28. Soluble in acetone, chloroform, ether, hexane. Insol in water.
Therap-Cat: Diagnostic aid (radiopaque medium). Antineoplastic when part of the iodine is 131I.
Keywords: Diagnostic Aid (Radiopaque Medium).
Ethion Ethionamide Ethionine Ethiozin Ethiprole