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Organic mercury compounds

Similar term(s): organomercury, organomercuric.

Definition:

Organic mercury compounds, sometimes called organomercurials, are those containing covalent bonds between carbon and mercury.

Examples are methylmercury, dimethylmercuryand methylmercury chloride (methylmercuric chloride).

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Dimethylmercury - Ethylmercury - Inorganic - Inorganic mercury compounds - Methylmercury - Organic - Phenylmercury

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GreenFacts Summary on Mercury:

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Organische Quecksilberverbindungen
Español: Compuestos orgánicos de mercurio
Français: Composé(s) organique(s) du mercure

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