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221082 Sigma-Aldrich

Mercury(II) oxide yellow

ACS reagent, ≥99.0%

Synonym: Mercuric oxide yellow

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Properties

Related Categories Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Synthesis, Materials Science, Mercury, Mercury Catalysts,
Quality Level   200
grade   ACS reagent
assay   ≥99.0%
impurities   ≤0.005% N compounds
  ≤0.03% insol. dil. HCl
reduction residue   ≤0.05%
mp   500 °C (dec.) (lit.)
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤0.025%
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.01%
cation traces   Fe: ≤0.003%
SMILES string   O=[Hg]
InChI   1S/Hg.O
InChI key   UKWHYYKOEPRTIC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Yellow mercuric oxide shows antibacterial property and is commonly used in ophthalmic ointments.

Application

Yellow mercuric oxide in the presence of mercuric bromide catalyst may be used in the preparation of alkyl β-D-glucopyranoside tetra-O-acetates and tetra-O-benzoates from poly-O-acyl-α-D-glucopyranosyl bromides and different alcohols via Koenigs-Knorr syntheses.

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

5 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1641 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
OW8750000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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