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A17472 7487-94-7 Mercury(II) chloride, 98+% Mercuric chloride Alfa Aesar


Certificate of Analysis

Mercury(II) chloride, 98+%

CAS: 7487-94-7 MDL: MFCD00011041  EINECS: 231-299-8
UN#:UN1624Hazard Class:6.1Packing Group:II
Alternate Name: Mercuric chloride


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Chemical Properties

Formula: HgCl2  Boiling point: 302°
Formula weight: 271.50  Density: 5.4
Melting point: 280-282° Refractive Index: 1.859

Literature References

Aromatic mercuration can be brought about by reaction with aryllithium compounds, e.g. from N,N-Diethyl­benzamide, L08427: J. Org. Chem., 2728 (1988).

For a review of organomercurials in synthesis, see: Tetrahedron, 38, 1713 (1982).

Reagent for the cleavage of various sulfur compounds, such as dithioacetals; see 1,3-Dithiane, A10505.

Other References

Merck: 14,5876
UN#: UN1624
Harmonized Tariff Code: 2852.10

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H300-H372-H341-H361-H314-H400-H410

Fatal if swallowed. Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure. Suspected of causing genetic defects. Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Very toxic to aquatic life. Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements : P260-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501A

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

CorrosiveToxicHealth HazardDangerous for the environment

Risk & Safety

Risk Phrases: 28-34-48/24/25-62-68-50/53
Very toxic if swallowed. Causes burns. Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure in contact with skin and if swallowed. Possible risk of impaired fertility. Possible risk of irreversible effects Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
Safety Phrases: 26-36/37/39-45-60-61
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible). This material and/or its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste. Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/Safety data sheets
Very Toxic Dangerous for the environment
RTECS: OV9100000