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ATC code D02 Emollients and protectives is a therapeutic subgroup of the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System, a system of alphanumeric codes developed by the WHO for the classification of drugs and other medical products. Subgroup D02 is part of the anatomical group D Dermatologicals.[1]

ATC codes
D Dermatologicals
D01 Antifungals for dermatological use
D02 Emollients and protectives
D03 Preparations for treatment of wounds and ulcers
D04 Antipruritics, including antihistamines, anesthetics, etc.
D05 Antipsoriatics
D06 Antibiotics and chemotherapeutics for dermatological use
D07 Corticosteroids, dermatological preparations
D08 Antiseptics and disinfectants
D09 Medicated dressings
D10 Anti-acne preparations
D11 Other dermatological preparations
ATCvet only
QD51 Products for the treatment of claws and hoofs

Codes for veterinary use (ATCvet codes) can be created by placing the letter Q in front of the human ATC code: for example, QD02.[2]

National issues of the ATC classification may include additional codes not present in this list, which follows the WHO version.

D02A Emollients and protectivesEdit

D02AA Silicone productsEdit

D02AB Zinc productsEdit

D02AC Soft paraffin and fat productsEdit

D02AD Liquid plastersEdit

D02AE Carbamide productsEdit

D02AE01 Carbamide
D02AE51 Carbamide, combinations

D02AF Salicylic acid preparationsEdit

D02AX Other emollients and protectivesEdit

D02B Protectives against UV-radiationEdit

D02BA Protectives against UV-radiation for topical useEdit

D02BA01 Aminobenzoic acid
D02BA02 Octinoxate

D02BB Protectives against UV-radiation for systemic useEdit

D02BB01 Betacarotene
D02BB02 Afamelanotide


  1. ^ "ATC/DDD Index 2019: code D02". WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology.
  2. ^ "ATCvet Index 2019: code QD02". WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology.