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Testing Status of Methyl mercury hydroxide M20332


CASRN: 1184-57-2

Formula: C-H4-Hg-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Hydroxymethylmercury (9CI)

Known Uses

Fungicide, bactericide, wood preservative, organometallic

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (555399)  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