Mercury ammonium chloride

  • Mercury amide chloride
  • Aminomercuric chloride
  • Ammonium mercuric chloride
  • Ammoniated mercury
  • Aminomercury chloride
  • Mercury(II) amidochloride
Formula
HgNH2Cl
Structure
Description
A white crystalline solid.
Uses
Medication (vet).

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
10124-48-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
233-335-8
RTECS
OV7020000
RTECS class
Other
UN (DOT)
1630
Merck
12,5927
Beilstein/Gmelin
228918 (G)
RCRA
D009
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
ClH2HgN
Formula mass
252.07
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0012
Odor Threshold Odor threshold Odorless
Density
5.7 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear protective gloves and clothing and safety goggles.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Keep material out of water sources and sewers.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Incompatible with acetylene, ammonia, chlorine dioxide, azides, calcium (amalgam formation), sodium carbide, lithium, rubidium, copper.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish fire using agent suitable for type of surrounding fire. (Material itself does not burn or burns with difficulty.) Use water in flooding quantities as fog. Use alcohol foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
Fire potential
Non-Combustible
Combustion products
Smoke may contain toxic mercury compounds.

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
NIOSH REL: C 0.1 mg/m3 [skin] OSHA PEL: C 0.1 mg/m3 10 mg/m3 (as Hg)
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Highly toxic, may be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through skin. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
   Skin
Avoid any skin contact. See Inhalation.
   Eyes
See Inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1630
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
II
 
USCG CHRIS Code
MCC
 
Std. Transport #
4923242