phenylmercuric hydroxide

phenylmercuric hydroxide

[¦fen·əl·mər′kyu̇r·ik hi′dräk‚sīd]
(organic chemistry)
C6H5HgOH White to cream-colored crystals with a melting point of 197-205°C; soluble in acetic acid and alcohol; used as a fungicide, germicide, and alcohol denaturant.