- n. merbromin
- Trademarked (Wiktionary)
“Other chemicals containing mercury, such as mercurochrome and thimerosal (sold as Merthiolate and other brands), are still used as antiseptics or as preservatives in eye drops, eye ointments, nasal sprays, and vaccines.”
“They were counterrevolutionary, because their objective as to justify aggressions against Cuba, stop the possible influence of the Cuban revolution, and above all, if possible, with "mercurochrome" measures treat the economic and social cancer of the two peoples -- to gain time and to see what would happen later.”
“Doctors in white coats rushed about with bags of cotton, mercurochrome and bandages.”
“He again wants medicine so we agree to anoint a few sores with the mercurochrome we carry.”
“Lewis and Clark carried it as part of their first-aid kit, and mercury was long used as a treatment for syphilis, and those who grew up in the 1950s and '60s may remember dabbing cuts and scrapes with mercurochrome. it has been used as a preservative in childhood vaccines.”
“Any Hillary people here needing to have their asses kissed, bend over, then get out your mercurochrome!”
“Gone are the days of the evil mercurochrome -- the secretaries aren't even allowed to apply soap to an obviously filthy playground scrape.”
“Exposure may also occur from the improper or excessive use of other chemicals containing mercury, such as skin-lightening creams and some topical antiseptic or disinfectant agents (mercurochrome and thimerosal).”
“These products include mercurochrome (contains a small amount of mercury, 2%), and thimerosal and phenylmercuric nitrate, which are used in small amounts as preservatives in some prescription and over-the-counter medicines.”
““Think those are mercurochrome?” one of the angels asked as three feathers defected from her wings.”
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