MERCURY (II) OXIDE

CAS #: 21908-53-2
SKU: 21908-53-2

Mercuric oxide, [solid] appears as red or orange-red odorless, dense crystalline powder or scales, yellow when finely powdered. Used as a chemical intermediate for mercury salts, organic mercury compounds, and chlorine monoxide; antiseptic in pharmaceuticals; component of dry cell batteries; pigment and glass modifier; fungicide; preservative in cosmetics; analytical reagent; formerly used in antifouling paints. (EPA, 1998)

Additional Information

Additional information

CAS No

21908-53-2

Formula

HgO

Synonyms

MERCURIC OXIDEMercury(II) oxideMercury oxideMercuric oxide, redMercury oxide (HgO)Red mercuric oxideMercuric oxide, yellowRed Precipitate

Chemical Options

Item No.11334
Molecular Weight383.68
PurityRED, 99.9% pure
Particle Size-200 mesh
Item No.14485
Molecular Weight92.95
PurityRED, ACS Reagent
Particle Size-200 mesh
Item No.18148
Molecular Weight146.41
PurityYELLOW, 99.9% pure, ACS Reagent
Particle Size-100 mesh
Item No.90690
Molecular Weight362.1
PurityYELLOW, 99% pure
Particle SizePowder

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