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7774-29-0 - Mercury(II) iodide, ACS, 99.0% min (Assay-dried basis) - Mercury iodide, red - Mercury diiodide - 12289 - Alfa Aesar

12289 Mercury(II) iodide, ACS, 99.0% min (Assay-dried basis)

CAS Number
7774-29-0
Synonyms
Mercury iodide, red
Mercury diiodide

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500g 359.00
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Mercury(II) iodide, ACS, 99.0% min (Assay-dried basis)

MDL
MFCD00011044
EINECS
231-873-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
HgI2
Formula Weight
454.40
Form
Powder
Melting point
259°
Boiling Point
350° subl.
Density
6.28
Sensitivity
Light Sensitive
Solubility
Insoluble in water. Soluble in boiling alcohol, ether, acetone, ethyl acetate, carbon disulfide, alkali iodides.

Grade Specifications

Maximum level of impurities: Solubility in potassium iodide solution P.T., Mercurous mercury (as Hg) 0.1%, Soluble mercury salts (as Hg) 0.05%

Applications

As an analytical reagent for the preparation of Nessler's Reagent. It is also used as an oxidizing agent for the synthesis of quinoxaline. Polycrystalline films of mercury (II) iodide, also play an important role in X-ray imaging.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, potassium, sodium, interhalogens. It is light-sensitive.

Literature References

. Shinde, D. B.; Kotharkar, S. A. Mercuric Iodide (HgI2) as an Oxidizing Agent for the Synthesis of Quinoxaline. Bull. Korean Chem. Soc. 2006, 27,(9), 1466-1468.

. Schieber, M.; Zuck, A.; Gilboa, H.; Zentai, G. Reviewing Polycrystalline Mercuric Iodide X-Ray Detectors. Nuclear Science, IEEE Transac. 2006, 53,(4), 2385 - 2391.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H300-H310-H330-H373

Fatal if swallowed. Fatal in contact with skin. Fatal if inhaled. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P301+P310a-P304+P340-P320-P330-P405-P501a

IF SWALLOWED: IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Specific treatment is urgent (see label). Rinse mouth. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,5879
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2852.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OW5250000

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