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21908-53-2 - Mercury(II) oxide, yellow, 98+% - Mercuric oxide - A14106 - Alfa Aesar

A14106 Mercury(II) oxide, yellow, 98+%

CAS Number
21908-53-2
Synonyms
Mercuric oxide

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 25.50
250g 69.90
1000g 217.00
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Mercury(II) oxide, yellow, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00011045
EINECS
244-654-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
HgO
Formula Weight
216.59
Melting point
500° dec.
Density
11.14

Literature References

Literature references should be checked to see whether the red form or the more finely-divided yellow form of the oxide is specified, although this may not be stated.

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Mercury(II) salts can be used in place of the more expensive silver salts in a modification of the Hunsdiecker conversion of carboxylic acids to alkyl bromides. Reviews: Chem. Rev., 56, 219 (1956); Org. React., 9, 341 (1957). For the mercury(II) oxide method, see: Org. Synth. Coll., 5, 126 (1955); 6, 179 (1988):

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Reagent for the oxidation of hydrazones to diazoalkanes. For examples, see: Org. Synth. Coll., 3, 351 (1955); 6, 392 (1988).

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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-P284-P262-P280h-P301+P310a-P304+P340-P320-P330-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear respiratory protection. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wear protective gloves/clothing. 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
14,5883
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2852.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OW8750000

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