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Substance Name: Potassium mercuric iodide [NF]
RN: 7783-33-7
UNII: 7N83S6IU0F
InChIKey: OPCMAZHMYZRPID-UHFFFAOYSA-J

Molecular Formula

  • Hg-I4.2K

Molecular Weight

  • 786.386
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Mercuric potassium iodide
  • Potassium mercuric iodide [NF]
  • Potassium tetraiodomercurate
  • Potassium tetraiodomercurate(II)

Synonyms

  • Caswell No. 695
  • Channing's solution
  • Dipotassium tetraiodomercurate
  • Dipotassium tetraiodomercurate(2-)
  • EINECS 231-990-4
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 052107
  • HSDB 1243
  • Mayer's reagent
  • Mercurate(2-), tetraiodo-, dipotassium
  • Mercuric potassium iodide
  • Mercuric potassium iodide, solid
  • Mercury potassium iodide
  • Mercury potassium iodide (K2HgI4)
  • Mercury(II) potassium iodide
  • Nessler reagent
  • Potassium iodomercurate
  • Potassium mercuric iodide
  • Potassium mercuriiodide
  • Potassium mercury iodine
  • Potassium tetraiodomercurate (II)
  • Potassium tetraiodomercurate(II)
  • Solution potassium iodohydragyrate
  • UNII-7N83S6IU0F

Systematic Names

  • Dipotassium tetraiodomercurate
  • Mercurate (2-), tetraiodo-, dipotassium
  • Mercurate(2-), tetraiodo-, dipotassium, (beta-4)-
  • Mercurate(2-), tetraiodo-, dipotassium, (T-4)-
  • Mercurate(2-), tetraiodo-, potassium (1:2), (T-4)-

Superlist Names

  • Mercury potassium iodide
  • Mercury potassium iodide [UN1643] [Poison]
  • Potassium mercuric iodide
  • UN1643

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7783-33-7

FDA UNII

  • 7N83S6IU0F

Other Registry Number

  • 39377-58-7

System Generated Number

  • 0007783337

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • Hg-I4.2K

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • COMPONENT
  • Hg-I4
  • K

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Hg.4HI.2K/h;4*1H;;/q+2;;;;;2*+1/p-4

InChIKey

OPCMAZHMYZRPID-UHFFFAOYSA-J

Smiles

[Hg-2](I)(I)(I)I.[K+].[K+]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
guinea pig LDLo intraperitoneal 1gm/kg (1000mg/kg)   Archives of Environmental Health. Vol. 11, Pg. 201, 1965.
guinea pig LDLo skin 1gm/kg (1000mg/kg)   Archives of Environmental Health. Vol. 11, Pg. 201, 1965.