Mercury Silver – 500g

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CAS Number:7439-97-6

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Mercury Silver – Identification of Product
Chemical Code: CHE-M9
Chemical Name: Mercury, triple distilled
Chemical Grade: AR
Chemical Formula: Hg
Chemical Weight: 200,59 g/mol
CAS No: 7439-97-6
Chemical Synonyms: Quicksilver, Metallic mercury

Mercury Silver – Hazards Identification
REACH No: No Data Available
Signal Word: Danger
Supplemental Hazard Information: Restricted to professional users.
Additional Hazard Information: This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.

Mercury Silver – Hazards statements
H330 – Fatal if inhaled.
H360D – May damage the unborn child.
H372 – Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
H410 – Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Mercury Silver – Precautionary statements
P201 – Obtain special instructions before use.
P260 – Do not breathe dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapours/ spray.
P280 – Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P304 + P340 + P310 – IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
P308 + P313 – IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/ attention.
P403 + P233 – Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.

Mercury Silver – Composition of Chemical
Chemical Formula: Hg
EC No 1272/2008: No Data Available
First Aid Measures
General Advice: Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
If: Inhaled: If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
If: Skin Contact: Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Take victim immediately to hospital. Consult a physician.
If: Eye Contac: Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
If: Swallowed: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.
Important Symptoms: The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labeling section.
Immediate Medical Attention: No Data Available

Mercury Silver – Firefighting Measures
Extinguishing Media: Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
Hazards Arising: Mercury/mercury oxides.
Advice for Firefighters: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.
Info for Firefighting: No Data AvailableAccidental Release Measures
Personal Precautions: Wear respiratory protection. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
Enviromental Precautions: Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the environment must be avoided.
Method for Containment: Soak up with inert absorbent material and dispose of as hazardous waste. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Handling and Storage
Personal Precautions: Avoid exposure – obtain special instructions before use.Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhalation of vapour or mist.
Enviromental Precautions: Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Store under inert gas. Storage class (TRGS 510): Noncombustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials.
Exposure Controls | Personal Protection
Derived No Effect Level (DNEL)
Workers | Application Area | Exposure Routes | Health Effect | Value
No Data Available
Consumers | Application Area | Exposure Routes | Health Effect | Value
No Data Available
Predicted No Effect Concentration (PNEC)
No Data Available
Engineering Controls: Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.
Eye/Face Protection: Face shield and safety glasses Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
Skin Protection: Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without touching gloves outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices.
Wash and dry hands.
The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.
Full contact
Material: Nitrile rubberMinimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm
Break through time: 480 min
Material tested: Dermatril® (KCL 740 / Size M)
Splash contact
Material: Nitrile rubber
Minimum layer thickness: 0,11 mm
Break through time: 480 min
Material tested: Dermatril® (KCL 740 / Size M)
data source: KCL GmbH, D-36124 test method: EN374
If used in solution, or mixed with other substances, and under conditions which differ from EN 374, contact the supplier of the CE approved gloves. This recommendation is advisory only and must be evaluated by an industrial hygienist and safety officer familiar with the specific situation of anticipated use by our customers. It should not be construed as offering an approval for any specific use scenario.
Body Protection: Complete suit protecting against chemicals, The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Respiratory Protection: Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a full-face respirator with multipurpose combination (US) or type ABEK (EN 14387) respirator cartridges as a backup to engineering controls. If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air respirator. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).

Physical and Chemical Properties
Appearance: Silvery White, heavy, mobile liquid metal
Odour: Odourless
Odour Threshold: No Data Available
pH: No Data Available
Melting Point: Melting Point/Range: -38,87 °C – lit.
Boiling Point: 356,6 °C
Flash Point: Not Applicable
Evaporation: No Data Available
Flammability: No Data Available
Upper/Lower Flammability or Explosive Limits: No Data Available
Vapour pressure: < 0,01 hPa at 20 °C 1 hPa at 126 °C
Vapour density: 6,93 – (Air = 1.0)
Relative density: 13,55 g/cm3 at 25 °C
Water solubility: 0,00006 g/l at 25 °C
Partition Coefficien: No Data AvailableAuto-ignition Temperature: No Data Available
Decomposition Temperature: No Data Available
Viscosity: No Data Available
Explosive properties: No Data Available
Oxidizing properties: No Data Available
Other Safety Info: Relative vapour density 6,93 – (Air = 1.0)

Stability and Reactivity
Reactivity: No Data Available
Chemical Stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions: No Data Available
Conditions to Avoid: No Data Available
Incompatible Materials: Strong oxidizing agents, Ammonia, Azides, Nitrates, Chlorates, Copper.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Other decomposition products – No Data Available

Toxicological Information
Acute Toxicity: LC50 Inhalation – Rat – male – 2 h – < 27 mg/m3
Skin Corrosion/Irritation: No Data Available
Serious Eye damage | Eye Irritation: No Data Available
Cell Mutagenicity: No Data Available
Carcinogenicity: This product is or contains a component that is not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity based on its IARC, ACGIH, NTP, or EPA classification.
IARC: 3 – Group 3: Not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans (Mercury).
Reproductive toxicity: Presumed human reproductive toxicant.
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Single Exposure: No Data Available
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Repeated Exposure: Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Aspiration Hazard: No Data Available

Ecological Information
Ecological Toxicity: Toxicity to fish mortality LC50 – Cyprinus carpio (Carp) – 0,160 mg/l – 96 h
Ecological Persistence and degradability: No Data Available
Bioaccumulative Potential: Bio-accumulation Carassius auratus (goldfish) – 1.789 d – 0,25 ?g/lBio-concentration factor (BCF): 155.986
Mobility in Soil: No Data Available
Results of PBT and vPvB Assessment: This substance/mixture contains no components considered to be either persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT), or very persistent and very bioaccumulative (vPvB) at levels of 0.1% or higher.
Other Adverse Effect: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Disposal Considerations
Waste Treatment Methods: Product
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.

Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.

Transport Information
UN Number: ADR/RID: 2809
IMDG: 2809
IATA: 2809
UN Shipping Hazard: ADR/RID: Not permitted for transport
IMDG: MERCURY
IATA: Mercury
Transport Hazard Class: ADR/RID: 8 (6.1)
IMDG: 8 (6.1)
IATA: 8 (6.1)
Packaging Group: ADR/RID: III
IMDG: III
IATA: III
Enviromental Hazards: ADR/RID: yes
IMDG Marine pollutant: yes
IATA: no
Special Precautions: No Data Available

Regulatory Information
Safety, Health and environmental regulations: Mercury CAS-No.: 7439-97-6
REACH – Restrictions on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of certain dangerous substances, preparations and articles (Annex XVII)
Shall not be placed on the market See Commission Regulation (EU) No 847/2012 for Conditions of restriction.
Mercury CAS-No.: 7439-97-6
REACH – Restrictions on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of certain dangerous substances, preparations and articles (Annex XVII)
Toxic to reproduction: category 1B. Restricted to professional users. See Annex XVII to Regulation (EC) no 1907/2006 for Conditions of restriction.
Mercury CAS-No.: 7439-97-6
Regulation (EC) No 649/2012 of the European Parliament and the Council concerning the export and import of dangerous chemicals.
Mercury CAS-No.: 7439-97-6
Regulation (EC) No 649/2012 of the European Parliament and the Council concerning the export and import of dangerous chemicals Mercury CAS-No.: 7439-97-6. Regulation (EC) No 649/2012 of the European Parliament and the Council concerning the export and import of dangerous chemicals.
Mercury CAS-No.: 7439-97-6
Regulation (EC) No 649/2012 of the European Parliament and the Council concerning the export and import of dangerous chemicals ANNEX V, PART 2: Chemicals other than persistent organic pollutants as listed in Annexes A and B to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants according to the provisions thereof.
Chemical Safety Assessment: For this product a chemical safety assessment was not carried out.
Additional Info: RTECS: OV4550000
Mercury accumulates in almost all tissues, especially in the:, Kidney, Effects due to ingestion may include:, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, intestinal bleeding

Disclaimer
The information stated above is considered to be correct, but does not claim to be inclusive and shall only be used as a guideline. The information provided by this document is confirmed by our continuous updating of knowledge and adheres to the products appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the product’s
properties. RLS Chemicals and its Associates shall not be held accountable for any damage’s consequent of handling the above product

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