ethyl mercury

ethyl mercury

degradation product of thimersol.
See also: thimerosal.
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New chemicals measured for the first time include ethyl mercury, methyl mercury, selenium, and manganese in whole blood.
contains mercury in the form of ethyl mercury from thimerosal.
5% ethyl mercury that has been used for years as a preservative in many infant vaccines and in flu vaccines.
Thimerosal contains ethyl mercury, which is different from the methyl mercury that we all remember as the silvery liquid substance found in old thermometers.
A typical growth, abnormal mitosis and polyploidy induced by ethyl mercury chloride.
Among the evidence cited by parents of children with autism, individual doctors and researchers, and many others is that the discovery of autism in American children in 1943 came 12 years after ethyl mercury (thimerosal) was added to the pertussis vaccine.
Donald Miller, a surgeon at the University of Washington Medical Center, noted: "Autism was discovered in 1943, in American children, twelve years after ethyl mercury (thimerosal) was added to the pertussis vaccine.
Thiomersal, which contains ethyl mercury, has been used in medicines since the 1930s.
But thimerosal contains a different form of mercury, ethyl mercury.
The latest and strongest explanation is that the autistic spectrum of disorders may be caused by mercury poisoning from a number of sources including the mother's amalgam fillings, RhoGam given at 28 weeks gestation to Rh Negative mothers, diet, and the ethyl mercury in the vaccines.
Exposure to different levels of 2-methoxy ethyl mercury chloride (Aretan) and [HgCl.
Thimerosal is turned into ethyl mercury in the body.