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Description

Thimerosal is a mercury containing compound commonly used as a preservative in medical applications namely vaccines and skin testing products.  Thimerosal is sparingly soluble in aqueous solution (4.6 mg/mL).

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    CAS Number

    54-64-8

    Molecular Formula

    C9H9HgNaO2S

    Molecular Weight

    404.81

    Storage Conditions

    2-8 °C

    Tariff Code

    2852.10.9000

Applications

    Plant Biology Applications

    Thimerosal has demonstrated antifungal properties against pathogenic fungi including Aspergillus and Fusarium species and has demonstrated greater potency than amphotericin B and natamycin.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White to off-white powder

    Source

    Synthetic

    pH

    6.7

    Melting Point

    232-233 °C (dec.)

    Assay

    (On Dried Basis): 97.0-101.0%

    Loss on Drying

    ≤0.5%

References

    References

    Yan, Xu, and et al. "In Vitro Activity of Thimerosal against Ocular Pathogenic Fungi."Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 54.1 (2010): 536-39. www.ncbi.gov. Web. 28 Aug. 2012.

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