thiomersal

Chinese: 硫柳汞French: thiomersal (n.m.)Russian: тиомерсал


Status: WHO INN
IUPAC: sodium salt of (2-carboxyphenylthio)ethylmercury
or
sodium 2-(ethylmercuriothio)benzoate
CAS: sodium ethyl[2-(mercapto-κS)benzoato(2−)-κO]mercurate(1−)
Reg. No.: 54-64-8
Formula: C9H9HgNaO2S
Activity: bactericides
fungicides (organomercury fungicides)
Notes: There is no ISO common name for this substance; the name “thiomersal” is approved by the World Health Organization and the name “thimerosal” is approved by the United States Pharmacopoeia.
Structure: Structural formula of thiomersal
Pronunciation: thī-ō-mer-sǎl  Guide to British pronunciation
InChIKey: RTKIYNMVFMVABJ-UHFFFAOYSA-L
InChI: InChI=1S/C7H6O2S.C2H5.Hg.Na/c8-7(9)5-3-1-2-4-6(5)10;1-2;;/h1-4,10H,(H,8,9);1H2,2H3;;/q;;2*+1/p-2

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names