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21908-53-2 - Mercury(II) oxide, yellow, Reagent Grade - 12276 - Alfa Aesar

12276 Mercury(II) oxide, yellow, Reagent Grade

CAS Number
21908-53-2
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 47.28
500g 161.71
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Mercury(II) oxide, yellow, Reagent Grade

MDL
MFCD00011045
EINECS
244-654-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
HgO
Formula Weight
216.59
Form
Powder
Melting point
500° dec.
Density
11.14
Solubility
Insoluble in water alcohol, ether, acetone, alkali, ammonia.Soluble in most acids.

Applications

Used as a chemical intermediate for mercury salts, organic mercury compounds, and chlorine monoxide, antiseptic in pharmaceuticals, component of dry cell batteries, pigment and glass modifier, fungicide, preservative in cosmetics, analytical reagent, formerly used in antifouling paints.

Notes

Separated from food and feedstuffs, reducing agents, chlorine and reactive substance. Keep in the dark. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Protect from light.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H300-H310-H330-H373-H400-H410

Fatal if swallowed. Fatal in contact with skin. Fatal if inhaled. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure. Very toxic to aquatic life. Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P284-P301+P310-P304+P340-P320-P330-P361-P302+P350-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear respiratory protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Specific treatment is urgent (see label). Rinse mouth. Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. IF ON SKIN: Gently wash with plenty of soap and water. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,5883
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2852.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OW8750000

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