Mercury (II) Chloride

Properties

Product # 2551
Name Mercury (II) Chloride
Synonyms Bichloride of mercury, Dichloromercury, Mercury dichloride, Mercuric chloride
Formula HgCl2
Purity 99+%
CAS Number 7487-94-7
Molecular Weight 271.5
Color & Form White solid
Boiling Point 302° C
Melting Point 280-282° C
Specific Gravity 5.44 gm/ml
Solubility Insoluble

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Safety

Transportation Information UN1624, Mercuric chloride, 6.1, II
Pictogram Pictogram: Acute  Pictogram: Health  Pictogram: Corrosive  Pictogram: Environment 
Signal Word Danger
Hazardous Statements

H300+H310  Fatal if swallowed or in contact with skin.

H314  Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

H318  Causes serious eye damage.

H341  Suspected of causing genetic defects.

H361  Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.

H372  Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

H410  Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Phrases

P201  Obtain special instructions before use.

P202  Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.

P260  Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.

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

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

P301+P330+P331  IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.

P303+P361+P353  IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off Immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse SKIN with water/shower.

P304+P340+P310  IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

P305+P351+P338+P310  IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

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

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