Mercury(I) Chloride

Hg2Cl2
CAS 10112-91-1


Product Product Code Order or Specifications
(2N) 99% Mercury(I) Chloride HG-CL-02 Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Mercury(I) Chloride HG-CL-03 Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Mercury(I) Chloride HG-CL-04 Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Mercury(I) Chloride HG-CL-05 Contact American Elements

CHEMICAL
IDENTIFIER
Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
SMILES
Identifier
InChI
Identifier
InChI
Key
Hg2Cl2 10112-91-1 24868461 24956 MFCD00011043 233-307-5 chloromercury N/A Cl[Hg][Hg]Cl InChI=1S/2ClH.2Hg
/h2*1H;;/q;;2*+1/p-2
ZOMNIUBKTOKEHS-UHFFFAOYSA-L

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density

Exact Mass

Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
Cl2Hg2 472.09 White solid 525° C
(977° F)
383° C
(721.4° F)
7.16 g/cm3 471.877 471.877 0 Safety Data Sheet

Chloride IonMercury(I) Chloride is an excellent water soluble crystalline Mercury source for uses compatible with chlorides. Chloride compounds can conduct electricity when fused or dissolved in water. Chloride materials can be decomposed by electrolysis to chlorine gas and the metal. They are formed through various chlorination processes whereby at least one chlorine anion (Cl-) is covalently bonded to the relevant metal or cation. Ultra high purity and proprietary formulations can be prepared. The chloride ion controls fluid equilibrium and pH levels in metabolic systems. They can form either inorganic or organic compounds. Mercury Chloride is generally immediately available in most volumes.Ultra high purity, high purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement

Mercury Bohr Model Mercury(Hg) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolMercury (atomic symbol: Hg, atomic number: 80) is a Block D, Group 12, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 200.59. The number of electrons in each of mercury's shells is 2, 8, 18,32, 18, 2 and its electron configuration is [Xe] 4f14 5d10 6s2. The mercury atom has a radius of 151 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 209 pm. It is named after the planet Mercury and often referred to as "quicksilver" due to its appearance as a silvery liquid. Mercury has low melting and boiling points. It is a poor conductor of heat, but a fair conductor of electricity. Mercury is found both as a free element and in cinnabar, corderoite, and livingstonite ores. For more information on mercury, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of Mercury products, visit the mercury Information Center.


HEALTH, SAFETY & TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
Warning
H302-H315-H319-H335-H410
Xn,N
22-36/37/38-50/53
13-24/25-46-60-61
N/A
UN 2025 6.1/PG 3
3
Exclamation Mark-Acute Toxicity Environment-Hazardous to the aquatic environment      

MERCURY(I) CHLORIDE SYNONYMS
Mercurous chloride, Calomel, Calogreen, Calotab, Mercury subchloride, Dimercury dichloride, Chloromercury Cyclosan

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PACKAGING SPECIFICATIONS FOR BULK & RESEARCH QUANTITIES
Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.


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