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Testing Status of Methyl mercury M940093


CASRN: 16056-34-1

Formula: C-H3-Hg

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Mercury, methyl-

Known Uses

An inorganic reagent; environmental contaminant (Merck, 10th ed); formerly used in seed treatment as fungicide

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Special Studies

  • C. elegans  (S0956)  Completed 
    • C. elegans

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • Neurotoxicology Assessment (Gavage)  (NTA94034)  Completed 
    • Citation: Animal Neurobehavioral Test Battery in NTP Assessment In: Advances in Neurobehavioral Toxicology: Applications in Environmental & Occupational Health (Barry L. Johnson, ED.), Lewis Publishers, Inc. pp. 403-418 (1990).
    • Male and Female Rats: F344/N