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36286 Mercury(II) sulfate, ACS, 98.0% min

CAS Number
7783-35-9
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
36286-14 25g 28.40
36286-22 100g 102.00
36286-36 500g 433.00
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Mercury(II) sulfate, ACS, 98.0% min

MDL
MFCD00011047
EINECS
231-992-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
HgO4S
Formula Weight
296.65
Form
Powder
Melting point
dec.
Density
6.470
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in hot sulfuric acid and sodium chloride solution. Insoluble in alcohol, acetone and ammonia.

Grade Specifications

Maximum level of impurities: Residue after reduction 0.02%, Cl 0.003%, NO3 P.T., Fe 0.005%, Mercurous mercury (as Hg) 0.15%

Applications

Mercury(II) sulfate is used for gold and silver extraction, and to make other mercury compounds. Used as catalyst in the conversion of acetylene to acetaldehyde and used as a electrolyte in primary battery. It is commonly used as a catalyst in oxymercuration-demercuration, a type of electrophilic addition reaction.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Light and heat sensitive. Decomposed by water.

Literature References

Young, J. A. Mercury(II) Sulfate. Chem. Educ. 2007, 84 (8), 1273.

Huang, G.; Zhang, G.; Zhang, D. Turn-on of the fluorescence of tetra(4 pyridylphenyl)ethylene by the synergistic interactions of mercury(II) cation and hydrogen sulfate anion. Chem. Commun. 2012, 48 (60), 7504-7506.

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: P260-P262-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P284-P301+P310-P302+P350-P304+P340-P310-P312-P314-P330-P361-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Wear respiratory protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN: Gently wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,5887
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2852.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OX0500000

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