Mercurozinc Cyanide. (Not Official). ) This consists of one molecule of Mercuric Cyanide combined with four molecules of Zinc Cyanide.


A white powder.

Uses of Mercuro-Zinc Cyanide.

Mercuro-zinc cyanide gauze and wool, each containing 3 per cent. of the salt, and each tinted pink, are much used in antiseptic surgery, as the salt is unirritating. It is also used as an ointment.