Mercury (I) Chloride

Properties

Product # 2548
Name Mercury (I) Chloride
Synonyms Calomel, Mercurous chloride, dimercury dichloride
Formula Hg2Cl2
Purity 99.5%
CAS Number 10112-91-1
Molecular Weight 472.09
Color & Form White powder
Melting Point 400° C (Sublimes)
Specific Gravity 7.15 gm/ml
Solubility Very slightly soluble

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Safety

Transportation Information UN2025, Mercury compounds, solid, n.o.s., 6.1, III (DOT)
Air Transportation Information UN2025, Mercury compound, solid, n.o.s., 6.1, III (IATA)
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Signal Word Danger
Hazardous Statements

H301  Toxic if swallowed.

H312  Harmful in contact with skin.

H315  Causes skin irritation.

H319  Causes serious eye irritation.

H334  May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.

H335  May cause respiratory irritation.

H410  Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Phrases

P261  Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.

P264  Wash hands thoroughly after handling.

P270  Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

P273  Avoid release to the environment.

P280  Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.

P285  In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection.

P301+P310  IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

P302+P352  IF ON SKIN: wash with plenty of soap and water.

P304+P340  IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and Keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.

P305+P351+P338  IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Detailed Safety and Handling Information can be found on our Safety Data Sheet (SDS).

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