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Merbromin (Mercurochrome)

It is an agent used for preventing the growth of microorganism. But it cannot kill microorganisms.

Features:

it is an organic salt of mercury with weak antiseptic action

It is more bacteriostalic and less irritating and less toxic than inorganic salts of mercury.

It is used as antiseptic over dressing.

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