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Alfa Aesar™ Mercury(II) iodide, 99+%

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100g
500g
7774-29-0
HgI2
454.401
MFCD00011044
YFDLHELOZYVNJE-UHFFFAOYSA-L
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24485
CHEBI:49659
diiodomercury
I[Hg]I
7774-29-0
HgI2
454.401
MFCD00011044
YFDLHELOZYVNJE-UHFFFAOYSA-L
mercury diiodide,mercuric iodide,mercury ii iodide,red mercuric iodide,mercuric iodide, red,mercury biniodide,mercury iodide,mercurius bijodatus,hydrargyrum diodatum,hydrargyrum bijodatum
24485
CHEBI:49659
diiodomercury
I[Hg]I
Applications
Mercury(II) iodide is is used for preparation of Nessler′s reagent, used for detection of presence of ammonia. It is a semiconductor material, used in some x-ray and gamma ray detection and imaging devices operating at room temperatures. In veterinary medicine, it is used in blister ointments in exostoses, bursal enlargement, etc.

Solubility
Insoluble in water. Slightly soluble in alcohol, ether, acetone, chloroform, ethyl acetate, olive oil and castor oil.

Notes
Light sensitive. Store away from oxidizing agents.
UN Number UN1638
Merck Index 14,5879
Solubility Information Insoluble in water. Slightly soluble in alcohol,ether,acetone,chloroform,ethyl acetate,olive oil and castor oil.
Formula Weight 454.4
Percent Purity ≥99%
Density 6.28
Odor Odorless
Sensitivity Light sensitive
Boiling Point 350°C (sublimation)
Melting Point 259°C
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material Mercury(II) iodide
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GHS H Statement
H300-H310-H330-H373
Fatal if swallowed.
Fatal in contact with skin.
Fatal if inhaled.
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

P260-P262-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P284-P301+P310-P302+P350-P304+P340-P310-P314-P330-P361-P363-P501c

H300+H310+H330-H373

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: MERCURY IODIDE

EINECSNumber : 231-873-8

RTECSNumber : OW5250000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures