What are the causes of organic mercury toxicity?

Updated: Nov 05, 2018
  • Author: David A Olson, MD; Chief Editor: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS  more...
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The causes of organic mercury toxicity also include the following:

  • Antiseptics

  • Bactericidals

  • Embalming agents

  • Farming industry

  • Fungicides

  • Germicidal agents

  • Insecticidal products

  • Laundry products

  • Diaper products

  • Paper manufacturing

  • Pathology products

  • Histology products

  • Seed preservation

  • Wood preservatives


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