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Information of Ethylmercury chloride from BacMet

Compound Information

  • Compound name: Ethylmercury chloride

  • Chemical Class: Organo-mercury

  • Description: This compound is highly toxic. It is a primary skin irritant. Ethylmercuric chloride is the responsible agent in thimerosal hypersensitivity. It is sensitive to prolonged exposure to light. Incompatible with strong oxidizers such as chlorine. A highly toxic compound used as a fungicide for treating seeds.

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