mercury nitrate

mercury nitrate

[′mər·kyə·rē ′nī‚trāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
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Workers there were exposed to mercury nitrate as they separated fur from the pelt in a process called "carroting" because of the orange color of the solution.
1988), the mercury nitrate in hatters (O'Carroll et al.
In the 19th century, hat factories in Newark used mercury nitrate to help make rough fur into smooth felt.