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Mercury(II) acetate

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

Synonym: Mercuric acetate

  • CAS Number 1600-27-7

  • Linear Formula (CH3COO)2Hg

  • Molecular Weight 318.68

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3563831

  •  EC Number 216-491-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00012165

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329769067

  •  NACRES NB.24

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical Reagents, Analytical Reagents for General Use, Analytical/Chromatography, Essential Chemicals, Gravimetric Reagents,
grade   ACS reagent
InChI Key   BRMYZIKAHFEUFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-L
grade   puriss. p.a.
assay   ≥99.0% (precipitation titration)
ign. residue (after reduction)   ≤0.02%
mp   179-182 °C (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble(lit.)
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
  nitrate (NO3-): ≤50 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: ≤10 mg/kg
  Hg+: ≤4000 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

Description

General description

Mercury(II) acetate forms various addition compounds with olefins. Polarographic evaluation of these addition compounds has been proposed. It participates in the synthesis of nitrate esters, acetate esters, alcohols and ethers.

Application

Mercury(II) acetate may be used in the preparation of 2-benzylidene-3(2H)-benzofuran-3-ones (aurones).

Safety & Documentation

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Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1629 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
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RTECS 
AI8575000

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