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Substance Name: Mercuric iodide
RN: 7774-29-0
UNII: R03O05RB0P
InChIKey: YFDLHELOZYVNJE-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Note

  • Single cyrstals of HgI2 are used as room temp semiconductor x-ray detectors for application to computed tomography.

Molecular Formula

  • Hg-I2

Molecular Weight

  • 454.39
 

Classification Codes

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Human Data
  • Reproductive Effect
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Mercuric iodide
  • Mercuric iodide, red

Synonyms

  • alpha-Mercury(II) iodide
  • EINECS 231-873-8
  • HSDB 1211
  • Hydrargyrum bijodatum
  • Hydrargyrum bijodatum [German]
  • Hydrargyrum diodatum
  • Mercuric iodide
  • Mercuric iodide, red
  • Mercurius bijodatus
  • Mercury biniodide
  • Mercury diiodide
  • Mercury iodide (HgI2)
  • Red mercuric iodide
  • UNII-R03O05RB0P

Systematic Names

  • Mercury diiodide
  • Mercury iodide (HgI2)
  • Mercury(II) iodide

Superlist Name

  • Mercuric iodide

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7774-29-0

FDA UNII

  • R03O05RB0P

System Generated Number

  • 0007774290

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Hg.2HI/h;2*1H/q+2;;/p-2

InChIKey

YFDLHELOZYVNJE-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Smiles

[Hg](I)I

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
man LDLo oral 357mg/kg (357mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING
Zeitschrift fuer Klinische Medizin. Vol. 106, Pg. 783, 1927.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 4200ug/kg (4.2mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 25(7), Pg. 27, 1981.
mouse LD50 oral 17mg/kg (17mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 25(7), Pg. 27, 1981.
rat LD50 oral 18mg/kg (18mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 25(7), Pg. 27, 1981.
rat LD50 skin 75mg/kg (75mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 25(7), Pg. 27, 1981.