Mercury (II) Oxide, reagent, red

Properties

Product # 2563
Name Mercury (II) Oxide, reagent, red
Synonyms Mercuric oxide, Mercury (2+) Oxide
Formula HgO
Purity 99+%
CAS Number 21908-53-2
Molecular Weight 216.59
Color & Form Orange to red powder
Melting Point 500° C (dec.)
Specific Gravity 11.14 gm/ml
Solubility Very slightly soluble

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Safety

Transportation Information Un1641, Mercury oxide, 6.1, II
Pictogram Pictogram: Acute  Pictogram: Health  Pictogram: Environment 
Signal Word Danger
Hazardous Statements

H300+H310+H330  Fatal if swallowed, in contact with skin, or if inhaled.

H373  Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

H410  Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Phrases

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

P262  Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.

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

P271  Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.

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

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

P302+350  

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

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

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