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Phenylmercury

Similar term(s): PheHg.

Definition:

Strictly speaking, phenylmercury is a cation, C6H5Hg+, that forms organic mercury compounds such as phenylmercury acetate and phenylmercury chloride, which have both been used as fungicides. The term 'phenylmercury' is sometimes used as a generic term to describe phenylmercury compounds.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Biocide(s) - Ethylmercury - Methylmercury - Organic - Organic mercury compounds

Translation(s):

Español: Fenilmercurio

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