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Substance Name: Nitromersol [USP]
RN: 133-58-4
UNII: RU6242GP15
InChIKey: UEHLXXJAWYWUGI-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Classification Codes

  • Anti-Infective, Topical
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H5-Hg-N-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 351.711
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Nitromersol
  • Nitromersol [USP]

Synonyms

  • 4-Nitro-5-hydroxymercuriorthocresol
  • 5-Methyl-2-nitro-7-oxa-8-mercurabicyclo(4.2.0)octa-1,3,5-triene
  • 7-Oxa-8-mercurabicyclo(4.2.0)octa-1,3,5-triene, 5-methyl-2-nitro-
  • EINECS 205-112-5
  • Metaphen
  • Nitromersol
  • Nitromersol solution
  • UNII-RU6242GP15

Systematic Names

  • 6-Methyl-3-nitrobenzoxamercurete
  • 7-Oxa-8-mercurabicyclo(4.2.0)octa-1,3,5-triene, 5-methyl-2-nitro-
  • Mercury, (2-methyl-5-nitrophenolato(2-)-C(sup 6),O(sup 1))- (9CI)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 133-58-4

FDA UNII

  • RU6242GP15

System Generated Number

  • 0000133584

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C7H6NO3.Hg/c1-5-2-3-6(8(10)11)4-7(5)9;/h2-3,9H,1H3;/q;+1/p-1

InChIKey

UEHLXXJAWYWUGI-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Smiles

c12c(O[Hg]2)c(ccc1[N+](=O)[O-])C

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LDLo intravenous 3500ug/kg (3.5mg/kg)   Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 44, Pg. 423, 1932.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 3mg/kg (3mg/kg)   Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 38, Pg. 270, 1949.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
log P (octanol-water) 1.140 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 3.82E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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