methylmercury nitrile

methylmercury nitrile

[¦meth·əl′mər·kyə·rē ′nī·trəl]
(organic chemistry)
CH3HgCN A crystalline solid with a melting point of 95°C; soluble in water; used as a fungicide to treat seeds of cereals, flax, and cotton. Also known as methylmercury cyanide.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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