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Phenylmercuric Nitrate USP

Phenylmercuric nitrate is a member of benzenes. It is an organomercury compound, occurs as a white to pale yellow powder.


It has powerful antiseptic and antifungal effects. It was once commonly used as a topical solution for disinfecting wounds. Used as a preservative in pharmaceutics aid.


Test Specification
Characters It occurs as white, crystalline powder. Is affected by light

Test A


Test B

Test C



a. Specified test. The mixture becomes yellow, and the characteristic odor of nitrobenzene is evolved

b. Specified test. A white precipitate is formed.

c. Specified test. There is no reaction in the cold, but upon heating in a boiling water bath for 10 min, a black precipitate is formed.

Solubility Slightly soluble in alcohol and in glycerin; very slightly soluble in water. It is more soluble in the presence of either nitric acid or alkali hydroxides.
Residue on ignition Not more than 0.1%
Mercury Ions No yellow precipitate is formed (mercuric ions), and the solution does not darken (mercurous ions).
Residual Solvents Meets the requirements
Assay –

A. Phenylmercuric Ion(C6H5Hg+)

B. Mercury (Hg)



a) Not less than 87.0% and not more than 87.9% of phenylmercuric ion

b) Not less than 62.5 % to not more than 63.50% of Hg (dried substance).


Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


We Manufacture Bulk Dugs/API, Excipients, pharmaceuticals (IP/BP/USP/NF/PH. EUR./JP), Speciality Chemicals (Pure/AR/ACS), mineral fortifiers (FCC). our manufacturing facility is GLP, GMP (FDA) approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, kosher, halal, COPP and WHO-GMP certified.

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