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230405

Sigma-Aldrich

Mercury(I) chloride

ACS reagent, ≥99.5%

Synonym(s):
Calomel, Mercurous chloride
Linear Formula:
Hg2Cl2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
472.09
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

grade

ACS reagent

assay

≥99.5%

form

powder

reaction suitability

reagent type: catalyst
core: mercury

impurities

≤0.01% HgCl2

reduction residue

≤0.02%

mp

400 °C (subl.) (lit.)

anion traces

sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.01%

cation traces

HgCl2: ≤ 0.01%

SMILES string

Cl[Hg][Hg]Cl

InChI

1S/2ClH.2Hg/h2*1H;;/q;;2*+1/p-2

InChI key

ZOMNIUBKTOKEHS-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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Mercury (II) Chloride-Mediated Desulphurization of Amidinothioureas: Synthesis and Antimicrobial Activity of 3-Amino-1, 2, 4-triazole Derivatives.
Yerande SG, et al.
Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 51(6), 1883-1887 (2014)
Eagleson M.
Concise Encyclopedia Chemistry, 166-166 (1994)
Purification and growth of mercurous chloride single crystals.
Singh NB, et al.
Journal of Crystal Growth, 75(1), 173-180 (1986)
Christa M Niemietz et al.
FEBS letters, 531(3), 443-447 (2002-11-19)
Silver and gold compounds were tested as potential inhibitors of aquaporins of plant- and human origin. Silver as AgNO(3) or silver sulfadiazine inhibited with high potency (EC(50) 1-10 microM) the water permeability of the peribacteroid membrane from soybean (containing Nodulin...
R B Palmer et al.
Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology, 38(7), 701-707 (2001-02-24)
Crema de Belleza-Manning is a popular mercurous chloride-containing beauty cream used to smooth and lighten the complexion and treat acne. Hundreds of people in the Southwestern US border states have been identified with elevated (>20 microg/L) urine mercury levels believed...

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