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Compound Summary for: CID 5284416     Try the new version summary page

Mercuric Chloride

Also known as: mercury(2+) dichloride; (203hg)mercury dichloride; NCGC00091572-01; DSSTox_CID_811; DSSTox_RID_75802; DSSTox_GSID_20811; CAS-7487-94-7
Molecular Formula: Cl2Hg   Molecular Weight: 271.496   InChIKey: LWJROJCJINYWOX-UHFFFAOYSA-L
Mercury chloride (HgCl2). A highly toxic compound that volatizes slightly at ordinary temperature and appreciably at 100 degrees C. It is corrosive to mucous membranes and used as a topical antiseptic and disinfectant.   From: MeSH
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