(Also known as: thimerosol; merfamin; merseptyl; merthiolate; thiomerselate)
The following alerts are based on the data in the tables below. An absence of an alert does not imply the substance has no implications for human health, biodiversity or the environment but just that we do not have the data to form a judgement.
Human health High alert: Mammals acute toxicity: High; Reproduction/development effects; Neurotoxicant
Warning: Significant data are missing
An ethylmercury-containing obsolete fungicide and bactericide once used in verterinary medicine as well as having human pharmaceutical applications.
Considered obsolete but may be available in some countries; Banned in many countries
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