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LC3648 Mercury(II) thiocyanate

GR for analysis Reag. Ph Eur


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC30648 Glass bottle 50 g 26.55
AC30648 Glass bottle 250 g 65.70


Product information
Grade Reag. Ph Eur
Synonyms Mercury(II) rhodanide, Mercury(II) thiocyanate
Hill Formula C2HgN2S2
Chemical formula Hg(SCN)2
HS Code 2852 00 00
EC number 209-773-0
Molar mass 316.76 g/mol
EC index number 080-002-00-6
CAS number 592-85-8


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 0.7 g/l (25 °C)
Melting point 165 °C (decomposition)
Molar mass 316.76 g/mol
Density 3.71 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Bulk density 750 kg/m3
pH value ca.5 (50 g/l, H2O, 20 °C) (slurry)
Flash point 120 °C


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H330: Fatal if inhaled.
H310: Fatal in contact with skin.
H300: Fatal if swallowed.
H373: May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
EUH032: Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.
Precautionary Statement(s) P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing.
P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)

Storage class 6.1A Combustible substances, toxic
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 26/27/28-33-50/53-32
Very toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.Danger of cumulative effects.Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.
S Phrase S 13-28-45-60-61
Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).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 very toxic, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol Very toxic
Dangerous for the environment


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1646 MERCURY THIOCYANATE, 6.1, II, Marine Pollutant: P, Segregation Group: 7 (Heavy metals and their salts (including their organometallic compounds)), 11 (Mercury and mercury compounds)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1646 MERCURY THIOCYANATE, 6.1, II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 46 mg/kg


Assay (complexometric) ≥ 99.0 %
Fe (Iron)hydrochloric acid ≤ 0.002 %
Substances not reducing by formic acid (residue on ignition) ≤ 0.05 %


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