nonmercurial

nonmercurial

(ˌnɒnmɜːˈkjʊərɪəl)
adj
(Chemistry) chem not composed of, resembling, or containing mercury
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Acetazolamide was the first nonmercurial diuretic to be used in the clinic and played a key role in the development of the current drugs [97].
Because mercury compounds are readily absorbed through intact skin, FDA regulations restrict the use of these compounds as cosmetic ingredients: specifically, mercury compounds can be used only as preservatives in eye-area cosmetics at concentrations not exceeding 65 ppm (0.0065%) of mercury; no effective and safe nonmercurial substitute preservative is available for use in such cosmetics.(*)