Mercury (ll) oxide red
(56099385 | 21908-53-2)

CAS: 21908-53-2
Molecular Formula: HgO
Molecular Weight: 216.5894
Availablility: In Stock
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Mercury (ll) oxide red Chemical Structure

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Product Detail
Product Code 56099385
Product Name Mercury (ll) oxide red
Categories Building Blocks Catalysts Inorganic Chemicals
CAS 21908-53-2
Molecular Formula HgO
Molecular Weight 216.5894
Storage Details Ambient
Harmonised Tariff Code 28521000

Product Specification
Identification Positive
Storage Temperature +20 ° C
Molecular Weight 218
Sulfate 0.015% max
Iron 0.005% max
Chloride 0.025% max
Appearance Red to red-orange amorphous powder
Nitrogen compounds (as N) 0.005% max
Residue after reduction 0.025% max
Assay (HgO) >99.0%
Insolubility in dilute Hydrochloric acid 0.03% max

Safety Information
Danger to Health
Skull and Cross Bones
Danger to Environment
Signal word danger
Hazard statements
  • H300 +H310 + H330: Fatal if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled.

  • H373: May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure

  • H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
Precautionary statements
  • P260: Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray

  • P264: Wash thoroughly after handling

  • P273: Avoid release to the environment

  • P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection

  • P284: Wear respiratory protection

  • P301+310: IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician