Thimerosal, Fisher BioReagents
- Thimerosal is a mercury-containing compound commonly used as an antibacterial and antifungal agent
- Also used as a bactericide in pharmaceuticals and research
- Intended for research use only
|Assay Percent Range||≥97 %|
|Loss on Drying||0.5% max.|
|Merck Index||15, 9470|
|pH||6.7 to 8.2|
|Chemical Name or Material||Thimerosal|
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May be fatal if inhaled, absorbed through skin, or swallowed. Danger of cumulative effects. Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Use personal protective equipment. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artifici. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artifici. Immediate medical attention is required.
Recommended Storage : RT, protect from light, desiccate.