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Mercufenol chloride


o-(Chloromercuri)phenol; o-hydroxyphenylmercuric chloride

Poisonous compound used as a disinfectant.

Mol. wt.: 329.18; mp 150-152°C; Slightly soluble in cold water, moderately soluble in boiling water

The Food and Drug Administration has reclassified Mercufenol chloride (to category III, insufficient data to classify in Category I or II) with the effect that this product is no longer approved for over-the-counter sale.


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