mercurous acetate

mercurous acetate

[mər′kyu̇r·əs ′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
HgC2H3O2 Poisonous colorless plates or scales; decomposed by boiling water and by light; soluble in dilute nitric acids, slightly soluble in water. Also known as mercury acetate; mercury protoacetate.