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Descriptor English: Mercuric Chloride
Descriptor Spanish: Cloruro de Mercurio
Descriptor Portuguese: Cloreto de Mercúrio
Descriptor French: Chlorure de mercure II
Entry term(s): Bichloride, Mercury
Chloride, Mercuric
Corrosive Sublimate
Dichloride, Mercury
HgCl2
Mercuric Perchloride
Mercury Bichloride
Mercury Dichloride
Mercury Perchloride
Perchloride, Mercuric
Perchloride, Mercury
Sublimate
Sublimate, Corrosive
Tree number(s): D01.210.450.150.525
D01.538.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008627
Scope note: Mercury chloride (HgCl2). A highly toxic compound that volatizes slightly at ordinary temperature and appreciably at 100 degrees C. It is corrosive to mucous membranes and used as a topical antiseptic and disinfectant.
Annotation: a local anti-infective
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Disinfectants
Registry Number: 53GH7MZT1R
CAS Type 1 Name: Mercury chloride (HgCl2)
Previous Indexing: Mercury (1966-1984)
Public MeSH Note: 85
History Note: 85
DeCS ID: 8803
Unique ID: D008627
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1985/01/01
Date of Entry: 1984/05/30
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Mercuric Chloride - Preferred
Concept UI M0013447
Scope note Mercury chloride (HgCl2). A highly toxic compound that volatizes slightly at ordinary temperature and appreciably at 100 degrees C. It is corrosive to mucous membranes and used as a topical antiseptic and disinfectant.
Preferred term Mercuric Chloride
Entry term(s) Bichloride, Mercury
Chloride, Mercuric
Corrosive Sublimate
Dichloride, Mercury
HgCl2
Mercuric Perchloride
Mercury Bichloride
Mercury Dichloride
Mercury Perchloride
Perchloride, Mercuric
Perchloride, Mercury
Sublimate
Sublimate, Corrosive



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