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CAS 592-85-8
EINECS(EC#) 209-773-0
Molecular Formula C2HgN2S2
MDL Number MFCD00011039
Molecular Weight 316.75
MOL File 592-85-8.mol

Chemical Properties

Appearance Mercury thiocyanate is a white, odorless powder.
Melting point  165 °C (dec.) (lit.)
density  3.71 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Fp  120 °C
storage temp.  Store at RT.
form  Powder
color  White to pale yellow
Stability: Stable. Incompatible with strong acids. May be light or moisture sensitive.
Water Solubility  Soluble in dilute hydrochloric acid, potassium cyanide and ammonia. Slightly soluble in alcohol and ether. Insoluble in water.
Sensitive  Hygroscopic
Merck  14,5890
BRN  3561344
CAS DataBase Reference 592-85-8(CAS DataBase Reference)
EPA Substance Registry System Mercuric thiocyanate (592-85-8)

Safety Data

Hazard Codes  T+,N
Risk Statements 
R26/27/28:Very Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed .
R32:Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.
R33:Danger of cumulative effects.
R50/53:Very Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment .
Safety Statements 
S13:Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs .
S28:After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of ... (to be specified by the manufacturer) .
S45:In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show label where possible) .
S60:This material and/or its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste .
S61:Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions safety data sheet .
RIDADR  UN 1646 6.1/PG 2
WGK Germany  3
RTECS  XL1550000
HazardClass  6.1
PackingGroup  II
HS Code  28521000
Safety Profile
A poison by ingestion and intraperitoneal routes. Moderately toxic by skin contact. Thermally unstable and decomposition may be vigorous. When heated to decomposition it emits very toxic fumes of Hg, NOx, SOx, and CN-. See also MERCURY COMPOUNDS and CYANATES.
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