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LC3810 Mercury(I) chloride

GR for analysis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC30810 Plastic bottle 50 g 50.85
AC30810 Plastic bottle 250 g 182.7


Product information
Synonyms Calomel
Hill Formula Cl2Hg2
Chemical formula Hg2Cl2
HS Code 2852 00 00
EC number 233-307-5
Molar mass 472.08 g/mol
EC index number 080-003-00-1
CAS number 10112-91-1


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 0.0023 g/l (20 °C)
Molar mass 472.08 g/mol
Bulk density 1200 kg/m3
Vapor pressure 0.0003 Pa (50 °C)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s) P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Pictogram(s)

Storage class  10 – 13 Other liquids and solids 
WGK WGK 3 highly water endangering 
Disposal  20
Mercury residues and salts. Elemental mercury must be taken up with Chemizorb® Hg (Cat. No 112576): container G. 


Safety information
R Phrase R 22-36/37/38-50/53
Harmful if swallowed.Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S Phrase S 13-24/25-46-60-61
Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.Avoid contact with skin and eyes.If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Categories of danger harmful, irritant, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol


Dangerous for the environment


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 3077 ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S.(MERCURY(I)-CHLORIDE), 9, III, Marine Pollutant: P


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 210 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rat 1500 mg/kg


Assay (iodometric) ≥ 99.5 %
Sulphate (SO4) ≤ 0.01 %
Fe (Iron) ≤ 0.001 %
Mercury(II)-cloride (HgCl2)Mercury(II)-cloride (HgCl2)Mercury(II)-cloride (HgCl2) ≤ 0.01 %
Substances not reducing by formic acid (residue on ignition) ≤ 0.02 %