Thiomersal

This information sheet covers issue relating to the use of thiomersal (also known as thimerosal) in vaccines, including why it is used, evidence regarding safety, and the World Health Organization's position on the issue.

Author(s): World Health Organization

Published: 2011

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    Also known as: مادة الثيومرسال

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    Also known as: 硫柳汞

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    Also known as: Thiomersal

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    Also known as: Тиомерсал

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    Also known as: Tiomersal

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