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1659000 USP

Thimerosal

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym: 2-(Ethylmercuriomercapto)benzoic acid sodium salt, Ethylmercurithiosalicylic acid sodium salt, Mercury-([o-carboxyphenyl]thio)ethyl sodium salt, Sodium ethylmercurithiosalicylate

  • CAS Number 54-64-8

  • Linear Formula 2-(C2H5HgS)C6H4CO2Na

  • Molecular Weight 404.81

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 8169555

  •  MDL number MFCD00013062

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329751274

  •  NACRES NA.24

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grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
mfr. no.   USP
mp   234-237 °C (dec.) (lit.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
SMILES string   [Na+].CC[Hg]Sc1ccccc1C([O-])=O
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

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Thimerosal is a sulfhydryl (thiol) oxidizing reagent capable of inhibiting a wide range of sulfhydryl-dependent enzymes and proteins such as PI3-kinase-dependent methionine synthase, glutamate transport receptors, and Na++K+ dependent ATPases.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.

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