|MERCURIC ACETATE||ICSC: 0978 (April 2014)|
|Acetic acid, mercury(2+) salt
| CAS #: 1600-27-7
| UN #: 1629
|EC Number: 216-491-1
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|Inhalation||Sore throat. Cough.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Redness.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Metallic taste. Burning sensation. Abdominal pain. Vomiting. Diarrhoea.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Consult an expert! Personal protection: chemical protection suit. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERFatal if swallowed
Toxic in contact with skin
May cause an allergic skin reaction
May cause damage to kidneys
May cause damage to nervous system and kidneys through prolonged or repeated exposure
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
|Separated from food and feedstuffs. Keep in the dark. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Well closed.|
Put breakable packaging into closed unbreakable container.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Severe marine pollutant.
|MERCURIC ACETATE||ICSC: 0978|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C4H6O4Hg / Hg(CH3COO)2
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in aquatic organisms. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment because it is persistent.|
|Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Due to lack of specific data on this substance, the information included in this card was derived by analogy with other mercury(II) compounds.
Symbol: T+, N; R: 26/27/28-33-50/53; S: (1/2)-13-28-36-45-60-61; Note: A, 1
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations