8.17043

SAFC

Thimerosal

EMPROVE® Essential, Ph. Eur., BP

Synonym(s):
Thimerosal
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C9H9HgNaO2S
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
404.81
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
200-210-4

storage conditions

Store at +15°C to +25°C.

Quality Level

Agency/Method

BP
Ph. Eur.

product line

EMPROVE® Essential

potency

75 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)

pH

6.7 (20 °C, 10 g/L in H2O)

mp

232-233 °C (decomposition)

transition temp

flash point 250 °C

solubility

1000 g/L

bulk density

450 kg/m3

storage temp.

15-25°C

InChI

1S/C7H6O2S.C2H5.Hg.Na/c8-7(9)5-3-1-2-4-6(5)10;1-2;;/h1-4,10H,(H,8,9);1H2,2H3;;/q;;2*+1/p-2

InChI key

RTKIYNMVFMVABJ-UHFFFAOYSA-L

General description

Finding the right excipient that matches your needs as well as regulatory demands can be a complicated challenge in formulation. With our application know-how and regulatory expertise, we support you in every step of development, scale-up, and production.
As part of our EMPROVE® Program, our raw materials are offered with extensive documentation facilitating compliance of your pharma and biopharma product, full supply chain transparency and risk mitigation. Our SAFC® portfolio of high-quality products for biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical formulation and production withstands strict quality control procedures and is produced according to applicable cGMP guidelines.

Application

Thimerosal has strong antiseptic and antifungal capabilities and is therefore typically used as preservative in liquid dosage forms of cosmetics and pharmaceutical products.

Legal Information

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SAFC is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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