83353

Sigma-Aldrich

Mercury(II) bromide

puriss. p.a., ACS reagent, ≥99.0% (precipitation titration)

Synonym(s):
Mercuric bromide
Linear Formula:
HgBr2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
360.40
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NB.24

Quality Level

grade

ACS reagent
puriss. p.a.

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 136.5 °C)

assay

≥99.0% (precipitation titration)

form

powder or crystals

ign. residue (after reduction)

≤0.02%

bp

322 °C (lit.)

mp

236 °C (lit.)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤2000 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg

cation traces

Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Co: ≤5 mg/kg
Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
K: ≤50 mg/kg
Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
Na: ≤50 mg/kg
Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

SMILES string

Br[Hg]Br

InChI

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

InChI key

NGYIMTKLQULBOO-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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General description

Mercury(II) bromide (HgBr2) affords 1:1 adducts on reaction with N,N,N′,N′- tetramethyl-o-phenylenediamine (o-Me2N.C6H4.NMe2). Single-crystal X-ray diffraction studies of these adducts have been reported.

Signal Word

Danger

RIDADR

UN 1634 6.1 / PGII

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Crystal Structures of the 1: 1 Adducts of N, N, N', N'-Tetramethyl-o-phenylenediamine with Zinc (II) Bromide and Mercury (II) Bromide and Iodide.
Hughes CM, et al.
Australian Journal of Chemistry, 38(10), 1521-1527 (1985)
Don S Forsyth et al.
Food additives and contaminants, 21(9), 849-856 (2005-01-26)
Mercury was detected in all analysed samples of swordfish, marlin, shark and tuna purchased from major supermarket outlets and fish retailers in three cities across Canada. Total mercury and methylmercury levels ranged up to 3845 and 2346 ng g(-1), respectively....
S Engst et al.
Biochemistry, 37(33), 11496-11507 (1998-08-26)
Conditions are described under which the nonphysiological substrate mercuric bromide (HgBr2) is rapidly turned over, both by the wild type (CCCC) and by an active site double mutant (CCAA) of mercuric reductase in which the C-terminal cysteines 557' and 558'...
G Medgyes et al.
Carbohydrate research, 186(2), 225-239 (1989-03-15)
D-Galactose was converted into the glycosylating agents 4-azido-2,3-di-O-benzyl-4-deoxy-6-O-propionyl-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl chloride (11) and the methyl beta-D-thiopyranoside 19. Condensation of 11 with 2,5-diazido-1,6-di-O-benzoyl-2,5-di-deoxy-L-iditol in the presence of mercury salts gave 24% of 2,5-diazido-3-O-(4-azido-2,3-di-O-benzyl-4-deoxy-6-O-propionyl-alp ha-D- glucopyranosyl)-1,6-di-O-benzoyl-2,5-dideoxy-L-iditol. Methyl trifluoromethanesulfonate-promoted glycosylation of 1,3-diazido-2-O-benzyl-1,3-dideoxy-5,6-O-isopropylidene-D-gulit ol with 19...
M E Goodsite et al.
Environmental science & technology, 38(6), 1772-1776 (2004-04-13)
The oxidation of elemental mercury (Hg0) to the divalent gaseous mercury dibromide (HgBr2) has been proposed to account for the removal of Hg0 during depletion events in the springtime Arctic. The mechanism of this process is explored in this paper...

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