National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Phenylmercuric acetate - 10134-E

 

CASRN: 62-38-4

Formula: C8-H8-Hg-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • (Acetato-O)Phenylmercury (9CI)

Known Uses

Antiseptic, fungicide, herbicide; mildewcide for paints; slimicide in paper mills; organic mercurials; chemical intermediate for phenylmercuric hydroxide.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (364890)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Equivocal 
  • Salmonella  (399829)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Negative 
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