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Mercuric Chloride AR
Confirms to Reag. Ph Eur (Reagent for Zinc) Mercury(II) chloride

Product Code.
01663
Grade
Purity
99.5%
CAS No.
7487-94-7
Molecular Formula
HgCl2
Molecular Weight
271.50
H.S.Code
2852.10000
Shelf Life
60 Months

Physical Properties

Physical state at 20 °C
Solid
Colour
White crystals
Odour
Odorless
pH value
3.2 (0.2 M solution)
Melting point/ Freezing point [°C]
277 °C
Boiling point [°C]
302 °C
Vapour pressure mm/Hg
1 mm Hg @ 136.20C
Vapour density
8.7
Density [g/cm3]
5.4
Solubility in water [% weight]
7.4g in 100g of water

Packaging

Specification

Appearance
White crystalline powder
Assay (complexometric; on anhydrous basis)
99.5 - 100.5%
Identity
Passes test
Appearance of solution
Passes test
Solution in Ether
Passes test
Acidity or alkalinity
Passes test
Mercury (I) Chloride (HgCl2)
Passes test
Iron (Fe)
Max 0.002%
Residue after reduction with formic acid
Max 0.02%
Loss on drying (24 hrs.in vacuum)
Max 1.0%

Safety Information and Hazard Symbols

Symbol: GHS05, GHS06, GHS08, GHS09
Signal Word: Danger
UN No.: 1624
IMCO Class No.: 6.1
Packing Group: II
Hazardous Statement: H300-H314-H341-H361f-H372-H410
Precaution Statement: P264-P273-P280-P301 + P310-P305 + P351 + P338-P310