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Substance Name: Methylmercuric chloride
RN: 115-09-3
UNII: RWZ4L3O1X0
InChIKey: BABMCXWQNSQAOC-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Molecular Formula

  • C-H3-Cl-Hg

Molecular Weight

  • 251.0777
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Mutation Data
  • Organometallic
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Code

  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 2B
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Methylmercuric chloride

Synonyms

  • 4-04-00-04436 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • BRN 3600218
  • Caspan
  • Caspan (VAN)
  • CCRIS 3968
  • Chloromethyl mercury
  • Chloromethylmercury
  • EINECS 204-064-2
  • HSDB 7785
  • Mercury methyl chloride
  • Mercurymethylchloride
  • Methyl mercuric chloride
  • Methyl mercuric(II) chloride
  • Methyl meruric chloride
  • Methylmercuric chloride
  • Methylmercury chloride
  • Methylmercury monochloride
  • Methylmerkurichlorid
  • Methylmerkurichlorid [Czech]
  • Monomethyl mercury chloride
  • NSC 19998
  • UNII-RWZ4L3O1X0

Systematic Names

  • Chloromethylmercury
  • Mercury, chloromethyl-
  • Methylmercury chloride

Superlist Name

  • Methylmercury chloride [Mercury and mercury compounds]

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 115-09-3

FDA UNII

  • RWZ4L3O1X0

System Generated Number

  • 0000115093

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/CH3.ClH.Hg/h1H3;1H;/q;;+1/p-1

InChIKey

BABMCXWQNSQAOC-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Smiles

C[Hg]Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
guinea pig LD50 intraperitoneal 7mg/kg (7mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: TREMOR

SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): HAIR: OTHER

GASTROINTESTINAL: CHANGES IN STRUCTURE OR FUNCTION OF SALIVARY GLANDS
Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 24, Pg. 545, 1973.
guinea pig LD50 oral 21mg/kg (21mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: CHANGES IN STRUCTURE OR FUNCTION OF SALIVARY GLANDS

BEHAVIORAL: TREMOR

SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): HAIR: OTHER
Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 24, Pg. 545, 1973.
hamster LD50 intraperitoneal 15mg/kg (15mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: EXCITEMENT

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS

BEHAVIORAL: COMA
Environmental Research. Vol. 15, Pg. 5, 1978.
monkey LD50 intraperitoneal 5600ug/kg (5.6mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: TREMOR

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: OTHER: EYE

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
Environmental Research. Vol. 15, Pg. 5, 1978.
mouse LC50 inhalation 80mg/m3/4H (80mg/m3)   "Prehled Prumyslove Toxikologie; Organicke Latky," Marhold, J., Prague, Czechoslovakia, Avicenum, 1986Vol. -, Pg. 1198, 1986.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 10mg/kg (10mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 42, Pg. 445, 1977.
mouse LD50 oral 57600ug/kg (57.6mg/kg)   Acta Anatomica. Vol. 104, Pg. 356, 1979.
quail LD50 intramuscular 27mg/kg (27mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: TREMOR

BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA
Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. Vol. 20, Pg. 105, 1987.
quail LD50 oral 26mg/kg (26mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: TREMOR

BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA
Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. Vol. 20, Pg. 105, 1987.
rabbit LDLo intravenous 15mg/kg (15mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE WEAKNESS

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY STIMULATION
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 35, Pg. 343, 1929.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 11mg/kg (11mg/kg) BLOOD: HEMORRHAGE Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 22, Pg. 313, 1972.
rat LD50 oral 29915ug/kg (29.915mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA" Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Vol. 14, Pg. 140, 1975.
rat LDLo intramuscular 23mg/kg (23mg/kg) KIDNEY, URETER, AND BLADDER: OTHER CHANGES

BLOOD: HEMORRHAGE

LIVER: OTHER CHANGES
Progress Report for Contract No. PH-43-64-886, Submitted to the National Cancer Institute by The Institute of Chemical Biology, University of San Francisco. Vol. PH43-64-886,

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 167 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.41 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 9330 mg/L 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 3.67E-07 atm-m3/mole 25 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 8.16E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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