Definition of thimerosal in English:
A local antiseptic for abrasions and minor cuts.
- Chemical formula: C9H9HgNaO2S
- Except for local hypersensitivity reactions, thimerosal has not been found to cause any harm.
- Steps were rapidly taken to remove thimerosal from vaccines by switching to single-dose vials that did not require any preservative.
- And because thimerosal is added in the manufacturing process, its presence may not even have to be disclosed on the labeling.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.