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Substance Name: Phenylmercuric chloride [NF]
RN: 100-56-1
UNII: X0R4ES0U7Z
InChIKey: AWGTVRDHKJQFAX-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Fungicide, Bactericide, Wood Preservative
  • Mutation Data
  • Organometallic

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H5-Cl-Hg

Molecular Weight

  • 313.148
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Phenylmercuric chloride
  • Phenylmercuric chloride [NF]

Synonyms

  • (Chloromercuri)benzene
  • 4-16-00-01720 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • Agrenal
  • Agronal
  • AI3-14667
  • Benzene, (chloromercurio)-
  • BRN 3536717
  • Caswell No. 656E
  • Chlorid fenylrtutnaty
  • Chlorid fenylrtutnaty [Czech]
  • Chlorophenylmercury
  • EINECS 202-865-1
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 066007
  • Fenylmercurichlorid
  • Fenylmercurichlorid [Czech]
  • Hexason
  • Hexasonum (base)
  • HSDB 2056
  • Mercuriphenyl chloride
  • Mercutal
  • Merfazin
  • Mersolite 2
  • Monophenylmercury chloride
  • Phenyl chloromercury
  • Phenylmercuric chloride
  • Phenylmercury chloride
  • Phenylquecksilberchlorid
  • Phenylquecksilberchlorid [German]
  • PMC
  • PMC (fungicide)
  • Stopspot
  • UNII-X0R4ES0U7Z

Systematic Names

  • Chlorophenylmercury
  • Mercury, chlorophenyl-
  • Phenylmercury chloride

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 100-56-1

FDA UNII

  • X0R4ES0U7Z

System Generated Number

  • 0000100561

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H5.ClH.Hg/c1-2-4-6-5-3-1;;/h1-5H;1H;/q;;+1/p-1

InChIKey

AWGTVRDHKJQFAX-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Smiles

c1(ccccc1)[Hg]Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rat LD50 oral 60mg/kg (60mg/kg)   Pharmaceutical Journal. Vol. 185, Pg. 361, 1960.
rat LD50 subcutaneous 47mg/kg (47mg/kg)   Japanese Journal of Experimental Medicine. Vol. 39, Pg. 47, 1969.
rat LD50 unreported 50mg/kg (50mg/kg)   "Chemistry of Pesticides," Melnikov, N.N., New York, Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., 1971Vol. -, Pg. 295, 1971.
rat LDLo intraperitoneal 50mg/kg (50mg/kg)   National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Chemical-Biological Coordination Center, Review. Vol. 5, Pg. 30, 1953.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 251 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 1.78 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 310 mg/L 25 EST
Vapor Pressure 0.028 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 2.65E-04 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.95E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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