Mercury (Inorganic)

CAS Number

7439-97-6

Synonym(s)

Colloidal mercury; Hydrargyrum; Inorganic mercury compounds; Liquid silver; Mercury; NCI-C60399; Quicksilver

Occurence(s)/Use(s)

Thermometers, barometers, mirrors, lubricant, laboratory reagent; catalyst in oxidation of organic compounds, extraction of gold and silver from ores; manufacture of pulp, paper, switching devices, chlorine, caustic soda; component of batteries, dental amalgams; component of tobacco smoke

Mercury