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LC4647 Phenylmercury acetate
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC31647 Plastic bottle 25g 16.38


Product information
Synonyms Acetoxyphenylmercury
Hill Formula C8H8HgO2
Chemical formula C6H5HgOOCCH3
HS Code 2852 00 00
EC number 200-532-5
Molar mass 336.74 g/mol
EC index number 080-011-00-5
CAS number 62-38-4


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 2 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 146 – 150 °C
Molar mass 336.74 g/mol
Bulk density 800 kg/m3
pH value 4.1 (H2O)
Vapor pressure 1.2 kPa (35 °C)
Flash point >37.78 °C



Safety information
R Phrase R 25-34-48/24/25-50/53
Toxic if swallowed.Causes burns.Toxic: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure in contact with skin and if swallowed.Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S Phrase S 23-24/25-37-45-60-61
Do not breathe vapour.Avoid contact with skin and eyes.Wear suitable gloves.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 toxic, corrosive, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol


Dangerous for the environment

RTECS OV6475000
Storage class 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.


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1674 PHENYLMERCURIC ACETATE, 6.1, II, Marine Pollutant: P, Segregation Group: 7 (Heavy metals and their salts (including their organometallic compounds))
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1674 PHENYLMERCURIC ACETATE, 6.1, II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 41 mg/kg


Assay (ex Hg) ≥ 98 %
Melting range
– lower value
≥ 146 °C
– upper value ≤ 150 °C
Identity (IR) passes test