phenylmercuric acetate


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phenylmercuric acetate

[¦fen·əl·mər′kyu̇r·ik ′as·ə‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
C8H8O2Hg White to cream-colored prisms with a melting point of 148-150°C; soluble in alcohol, benzene, and glacial acetic acid; used as an antiseptic, fungicide, herbicide, and mildewcide.
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