National Toxicology Program

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Testing Status of Methyl mercuric chloride - 11143-T

 

CASRN: 115-09-3

Formula: C-H3-Cl-Hg

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Chloromethyl-mercury
  • Chloromethylmercury (9CI)

Known Uses

Used in manufacture of pharmaceuticals and pesticides

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Drosophila  (591386)  Completed 
    • Citation: Valencia, R., Mason, J.M., Woodruff, R.C., and Zimmering, S. Chemical mutagenesis testing in Drosophila: III. Results of 48 coded compounds tested for the National Toxicology Program. Environ. Mutagen. Vol. 7 (1985) 325-348
    • Reciprocal Translocation/Sex-Linked Recessive Lethal Negative 
  • Salmonella  (463183)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Negative 
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