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14836-60-3 - Mercury(I) nitrate dihydrate, 98% - Mercurous nitrate - A16268 - Alfa Aesar

A16268 Mercury(I) nitrate dihydrate, 98%

CAS Number
14836-60-3
Synonyms
Mercurous nitrate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 54.38
250g 161.71
1000g 428.80
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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
Sensitivity
Light Sensitive
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-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: P273-P280h-P309-P310-P302+P352-P501a

Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/clothing. IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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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