Mercuric Chloride AR 100g
Mercuric chloride. Mercury chloride (HgCl2). A highly toxic compound that volatizes slightly at ordinary temperature and appreciably at 100 degrees C. It is corrosive to mucous membranes and used as a topical antiseptic and disinfectant.
Mercuric chloride used as a seed surface sterilizer as a disinfectant. … Mercuric chloride is highly antimicrobial, with action against both fungi and bacteria, but frequently also kills the seeds/plant materials.