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Substance Name: Mercury fulminate
RN: 628-86-4
UNII: O8H2ZFF76L
InChIKey: AUXQRZIGZMRZBW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Used in the preparation of explosives.

Classification Code

  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 10 lb

Molecular Formula

  • C-H-N-O.1/2Hg

Molecular Weight

  • 284.624
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Mercury fulminate

Synonyms

  • EINECS 211-057-8
  • Fulminate of mercury
  • Fulminate of mercury, dry
  • Fulminate of mercury, wet
  • Fulminic acid, mercury(2+) salt
  • HSDB 6051
  • Mercuric cyanate
  • Mercury fulminate
  • Mercury fulminate (Hg(ONC)2)
  • Mercury(II) fulminate
  • Mercury, bis(fulminato)-
  • RCRA waste number P065
  • UNII-O8H2ZFF76L

Systematic Names

  • Fulminic acid, mercury(2+) salt
  • Mercury difulminate
  • Mercury fulminate
  • Mercury, bis(fulminato-kappaC)-

Superlist Names

  • Fulminate of mercury (dry)
  • Fulminate of mercury (dry) [Forbidden]
  • Fulminating mercury
  • Fulminating mercury [Forbidden]
  • Fulminic acid, mercury(2+) salt
  • Fulminic acid, mercury(II) salt
  • Mercury fulminate
  • Mercury fulminate, wetted with not <20% water, or mixture of alcohol and water, by mass
  • Mercury fulminate, wetted with not <20% water, or mixture of alcohol and water, by mass [UN0135] [Explosive 1.1A]
  • RCRA waste no. P065
  • UN0135

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 628-86-4

FDA UNII

  • O8H2ZFF76L

Other Registry Numbers

  • 20820-45-5
  • 42240-20-0
  • 92114-96-0

System Generated Number

  • 0000628864

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C-H-N-O.1/2Hg

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C-H-N-O
  • COMPONENT
  • Hg

Structure Descriptors

InChI

InChI=1S/2CNO.Hg/c2*1-2-3;/q2*-1;+2

InChIKey

AUXQRZIGZMRZBW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[Hg+2].[O-][N+]#[C-].[O-][N+]#[C-]

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Water Solubility 100 mg/L 15 EXP
Vapor Pressure 3.20E-10 mm Hg 25 EST

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