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Mercuric Chloride

Scheme

Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D08AK03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0007487-94-7

Chemical Formula

Hg-Cl2

Molecular Weight

271

Therapeutic Categories

Antibacterial

Obsolete substance

Antiseptic agent

Disinfectant

Chemical Names

Mercuric chloride

Mercury bichloride

Mercury(II)-chloride

Foreign Names

  • Hydrargyri dichloridum (Latin)
  • Quecksilber(II)-chlorid (German)
  • Mercurique, chlorure (French)
  • Mercurio, bicloruro de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Mercuric Chloride (OS: JAN)
  • Corrosive mercury chloride (IS)
  • Corrosive sublimate (IS)
  • Mercury Perchloride (IS)
  • Hydrargyri dichloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Mercuric Chloride (PH: BP 2016)
  • Mercuric choride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Mercurique (chlorure) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Queksilber(II)-chlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

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