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Alfa Aesar™ Mercury(I) nitrate dihydrate, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Mercury(I) nitrate dihydrate
CAS 14836-60-3
Molecular Formula HgNO3·2H2O
Linear Formula Hg2(NO3)2·2H2O
Formula Weight 561.22g/mol (525.19g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00150812
UN Number UN1627
Merck Index 14,5896
Synonym Mercurous nitrate
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AAA162680B

 
alfa aesar™
A16268-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1626830

 
alfa aesar™
A16268-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Melting Point 70°C
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material Mercury(I) nitrate dihydrate
CAS 14836-60-3
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula HgNO3·2H2O
Linear Formula Hg2(NO3)2·2H2O
Formula Weight 561.22g/mol (525.19g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00150812
UN Number UN1627
Merck Index 14,5896
Synonym Mercurous nitrate
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
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.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280h-P273-P309-P310-P302+P352-P501a
Wear protective gloves/clothing.
Avoid release to the environment.
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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: MERCUROUS NITRATE
RTECS Number OW8000000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

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

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P280h-P273-P309-P310-P302+P352-P501a
Wear protective gloves/clothing.
Avoid release to the environment.
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.

GHS H Statement
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.