Thiomersal

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D08AK06

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000054-64-8

Chemical Formula

C9-H19-Hg-Na-O2-S

Molecular Weight

404

Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent

Disinfectant

Pharmaceutic aid: Preservative

Chemical Names

Mercurate(1-), ethyl[2-mercaptobenzoato(2-)-O,S]-, sodium

Sodium salt of o-(ethylmercurithio)benzoic acid

Foreign Names

  • Thiomersalum (Latin)
  • Thiomersal (German)
  • Thiomersal (French)
  • Tiomersal (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Aquaviron (Thiomersal and Testosterone)
    Abbott, India
  • E-Nac (Thiomersal and Diclofenac)
    Greenco, India
  • Intrasept
    Farmo Quimica, Chile
  • Lacrigel (Thiomersal and Carbomer)
    Farmigea, Italy; Farmigea, Malta
  • Merthiolate
    DM, Brazil; Quimica Medical, Argentina
  • R.Lens (Thiomersal and Chlorhexidine)
    Opalia, Tunisia

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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