THIMEROSAL

Art.No : T-007

Formula :

C9H9HgNaO2S

Conc (% w/w) : 0.1% pet

Molality (% w/w) : -

CAS : 54-64-8

Series :

Description

Ethyl [2-mercaptobenzoato(2-)-O,S]-mercurate(1-) sodium; Ethyl (2-mercaptobenzoato-S) mercury, sodium salt; Mercurothiolate; Merfamin; Merthiolate; Mertorgan; Merzonin; [(o-carboxyphenyl)thio]ethylmercury sodium salt; Sodium ethyl mercurithiosalicylate; Thiomersalate; Thimerosal; Ethylmercurithiosalicylic acid sodium salt; Merthiolate sodium; mercury((o-carboxyphenyl)thio)ethyl, sodium salt; elicide; o-(ethylmercurithio)benzoic acid sodium salt; merzonin sodium; SET; sodium ethylmercuric thiosalicylate; thimerosalate; thimerosol; thimersalate; thiomerosal; thiomersal; sodium o-(ethylmercurithio)benzoate; ethyl(hydrogen o-mercaptobenzoato)mercury, sodium salt; nosemack; merseptyl; benzoic acid, 2-mercapto-, mercury complex; elcide 75; ethyl (sodium o-mercaptobenzoato)mercury; mercury, ethyl(2-mercaptobenzoate-S), sodium salt; Carboxyphenyl)thio)ethylmercury, sodium salt; Elcide; Ethylmercurithio)benzoic acid, sodium salt; Ethylmercurithiosalicylate-sodium; Sodium salt of (2-(carboxyphenyl)thio)ethylmercury.

Uses

This compound is used as an ophthalmic preservative, a topical anti- infective and a topical veterinary antibacterial and antifungal agent. It is also used as a bacteriostat and a fungistat. It is an FDA over-the-counter drug. Preservative in vaccines, antitoxins, skin testing allergens, antiseptics, contact lens solutions, and cosmetic products like eye makeup.

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