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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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The ThermiSol operations include seven plants that convert expandable polystyrene resins into insulation products sold primarily to the Nordic construction industry.
Although Radnor Holdings Corporation believes that the assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements are reasonable, any of the assumptions could prove inaccurate and, therefore, there can be no assurance that ThermiSol will achieve its expected sales for 2001 or that the transaction will be consummated.