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A16268 Mercury(I) nitrate dihydrate, 98%

CAS Number
14836-60-3
Synonyms
Mercurous nitrate

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A16268-18 50g 56.60
A16268-30 250g 168.00
A16268-0B 1000g 575.00
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Mercury(I) nitrate dihydrate, 98%

MDL
MFCD00150812
EINECS
233-886-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
HgNO3•2H2O
Formula Weight
561.22 (525.19anhy)
Melting point
70°
Density
4.79
Storage & Sensitivity
Light Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

Mercury(I) nitrate dihydrate is used in the preparation of other mercury(I) compounds. It acts as a reducing agent. It is involved in the preparation of mercury(II) nitrate by treating with dilute nitric acid as well as to get mercury on exposure to light.

Notes

Light sensitive. Incompatible with alcohols, sulfur and strong reducing agents.

Literature References

Laborda, E.; Rogers, E. I.; Martínez-Ortiz, F.; Molina, Á.; Compton, R. G. Application of double pulse theory for hemispherical microelectrodes to the experimental study of slow charge transfer processes. Electrochim. Acta 2014, 55 (22), 6577-6585.

Dehghanpour, S.; Khalaj, M.; Mahmoudi, A. Mercury(I) complexes with bidentate iminopyridine ligands: Synthesis, spectral characterization and structural analysis. Polyhedron 2009, 28 (7), 1205-1210.

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-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. 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
14,5896
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2852.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OW8000000

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