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Mercuric Iodide Red AR

Also known as Mercury(II) Iodide, Mercury diiodide, Red mercury

H.S.Code 28259090 CAS No. 7774-29-0
Molecular Formula HgI2 Molecular Weight 454.40
Physical State Solid Refractive index 2.455
Odour Odorless Solubility in water Insoluble
Density 6.36 Flash point
pH value Melting Point 259 °C

About Mercuric Iodide Red AR

Mercury(II) iodide is produced by adding an aqueous solution of potassium iodide to an aqueous solution of mercury(II) chloride. Mercuric Iodide red is a semiconductor material, used in some x-ray and gamma ray detection and imaging devices operating at room temperatures. Mercuric Iodide is used for preparation of Nessler's reagent, used for detection of presence of ammonia.

Mercuric Iodide AR Molecular Image

Mercuric Iodide Red AR Specifications

Packaging 100gm, 250gm
Form Powder
Colour Orange-red
Grade AR
Hazard Class
Storage Room Temperature
Shelf Life 36 Months
Mercuric Iodide Red Bottle

100 gm