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Mercuric Chloride MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mercuric Chloride
Tree Number(s)
D01.210.450.150.525
D01.538.500
Unique ID
D008627
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008627
Annotation
a local anti-infective
Scope Note
Mercury chloride (HgCl2). A highly toxic compound that volatizes slightly at ordinary temperature and appreciably at 100 degrees C. It is corrosive to mucous membranes and used as a topical antiseptic and disinfectant.
Entry Term(s)
Corrosive Sublimate
HgCl2
Mercuric Perchloride
Mercury Bichloride
Mercury Dichloride
Mercury Perchloride
Sublimate
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Disinfectants
Registry Number
53GH7MZT1R
Related Numbers
7487-94-7
CAS Type 1 Name
Mercury chloride (HgCl2)
Previous Indexing
Mercury (1966-1984)
Public MeSH Note
85
History Note
85
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1984/05/30
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Mercuric Chloride Preferred
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