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Merbromin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Merbromin
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.779.347.550
D02.691.750.575
D03.633.300.953.275.550
D04.711.347.550
Unique ID
D008622
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008622
Scope Note
A once-popular mercury containing topical antiseptic.
Entry Term(s)
2,7-Dibromo-4-Hydroxymercurifluoresceine
Merbromine
Mercurochrome
Mercury, (2',7'-dibromo-3',6'-dihydroxy-3-oxospiro(isobenzofuran-1(3H),9'-(9H)xanthen)-4'-yl)hydroxy-, disodium salt
Registry Number
M0T18YH28D
Related Numbers
129-16-8
Previous Indexing
Fluoresceins (1969-1974)
Mercury (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
96; was MERBROMINE 1975-95 (see under FLUORESCEINS 1975-90); MERCURESCEINE was see MERBROMINE 1975-95
Online Note
use MERBROMIN to search MERCURESCEINE 1975-95
History Note
96; was MERBROMINE 1975-95 (see under FLUORESCEINS 1975-90); MERCURESCEINE was see MERBROMINE 1975-95
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2022/05/23
Merbromin Preferred
Mercurochrome Narrower
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