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Antiseptic used topically and as a preservative in vaccine preparations.


A mercurial antiseptic often used to sterilize eye drops and other solutions.

thimerosal, thiomersal, thiomersalate

a mercury-containing compound used as a local antibacterial agent in the form of the tincture. Used also as a preservative in pharmaceutical preparations. Known as Merthiolate.
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