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Compound Summary for: CID 16684434

Thimerosal

Also known as: Thiomersal; Thiomersalate; Mercurothiolate; Sodium merthiolate; Sodium ethylmercurithiosalicylate; MERTHIOLATE; Thimerosalate; Thimerosalum
Molecular Formula: C9H9HgNaO2S   Molecular Weight: 404.811329   InChIKey: RTKIYNMVFMVABJ-UHFFFAOYSA-L
An ethylmercury-sulfidobenzoate that has been used as a preservative in VACCINES; ANTIVENINS; and OINTMENTS. It was formerly used as a topical antiseptic. It degrades to ethylmercury and thiosalicylate.   From: MeSH
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