Tetracaine CAS 14252-80-3
CAS No.: 14252-80-3
EINECS No.: 241-917-8
Appearance: White crystal powder
Ash: 0.1% max
Loss on dry: 0.1% max
Heavy Metal: 10ppm max
Tetracaine (also known as amethocaine) is a local anesthetic of the ester anesthetic group. It is mainly used topically in ophthalmology and as an antipruritic, and it has been used in spinal anesthesia.
Tetracaine (INN, also known as amethocaine; trade name Pontocaine. Ametop and Dicaine) is a potent local anesthetic of the ester group. It is mainly used topically in ophthalmology and as an antipruritic, and it has been used in spinal anesthesia. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system.