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Chemical Thimerosal

Name Thimerosal
CAS Type 1 Name Mercurate(1-), ethyl(2-mercaptobenzoato(2-)-O,S)-, sodium
Equivalent Terms Ethylmercurithiosalicylate, Sodium | Mercurothiolate | Merthiolate | Novartis Brand of Thimerosal | Sodium Ethylmercurithiosalicylate | Thiomersal | Thiomersalate | Vitaseptol
CAS Registry Number 54-64-8
Definition 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.
Structure Thimerosal
Curator Note For additional curated data about mercury, please also see Mercury and its chemical descendants.
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MeSH® ID D013849
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ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Organometallic Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Organomercury Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Alkylmercury Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Ethylmercury Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Thimerosal Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Thimerosal Has associated genes Has associated diseases
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  ethylmercury thiosalicylate
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