Similar term(s): EtHg.
C2H5Hg+. Ethylmercury is a cation that forms organic mercury
compounds such as ethylmercury chloride and ethylmercury urea. Thimerosal is
also an ethylmercury salt: sodium ethylmercuric thiosalicylate. The term
'ethylmercury' is sometimes used as a generic term to describe ethylmercury
Ethylmercury compounds are often used as fungicides. Thimerosal is a
preservative in some vaccines and other products.
Biocide(s) - Methylmercury - Organic mercury compounds - Phenylalanine