Compound name: Methylmercury chloride
Description: It is a bioaccumulative environmental toxicant. It can be used as pesticide. Mercuric chloride is still used as a disinfectant and pesticide. Inorganic mercury was used in the past in laxatives, skin-lightening creams and soaps, and in latex paint. In 1990, EPA canceled registration for all interior paints that contained mercury. Mercury use in exterior paint was discontinued after 1991.
Database Links: CHEBI:28216