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Substance Name: Calomel [NF]
RN: 10112-91-1
UNII: J2D46N657D
InChIKey: ZOMNIUBKTOKEHS-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Fungicide, Bactericide, Wood Preservative
  • Insecticide

Molecular Formula

  • Cl2-Hg2

Molecular Weight

  • 472.086
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Calomel
  • Calomel [NF]
  • Mercurous chloride (Hg2Cl2)

Synonyms

  • Calogreen
  • Calomel
  • Calotab
  • CCRIS 3803
  • Chlorure mercureux
  • Chlorure mercureux [French]
  • Dimercury dichloride
  • EINECS 233-307-5
  • Mercurous chloride
  • Mercury subchloride
  • Mercury(I) chloride
  • UNII-J2D46N657D

Systematic Names

  • Dimercury dichloride
  • Mercury chloride (Hg2Cl2)

Superlist Name

  • Mercurous chloride

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 10112-91-1

FDA UNII

  • J2D46N657D

Other Registry Number

  • 39448-57-2

System Generated Number

  • 0010112911

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/2ClH.2Hg/h2*1H;;/q;;2*+1/p-2

InChIKey

ZOMNIUBKTOKEHS-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Smiles

[Hg]([Hg]Cl)Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 10mg/kg (10mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 25(7), Pg. 27, 1981.
mouse LD50 oral 180mg/kg (180mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 25(7), Pg. 27, 1981.
rat LD50 oral 210mg/kg (210mg/kg)   Pesticide Manual. Vol. 9, Pg. 552, 1991.
rat LD50 skin 1500mg/kg (1500mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 25(7), Pg. 27, 1981.