Phenyl mercuric acetate
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C8H8HgO2
Molecular Weight: 336.74
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: chicken oral LD50: 60mg/Kg;
mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 13mg/Kg;
mouse intravenous LD50: 18mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 13.25mg/Kg;
mouse subcutaneous LD50: 12mg/Kg;
quail oral LD50: 71mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 41mg/Kg.
overall carcinogenic evaluation (Human): Group 2B.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent antimicrobial, antibacterial, preservative abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
Actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as antimicrobial agent, preservative. eg: paints, inks, woods, leather
Preservative in personal care products.