Mercury(II) thiocyanate (Hg(SCN)2)

Substance: mercury(II) thiocyanate.

Chemspider article about mercury(II) thiocyanate

Wikipedia article about mercury(II) thiocyanate

Hazard information danger

Toxic cat. 1 - 3
Systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
  • Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

  • Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]

Experiments with this reagent