Thimerosal, Fisher BioReagents


Overview
Brand: Fisher Bioreagents

Manufacturer Part Number: BP2542-10

UNSPSC: 51101500

Code: 32

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 54-64-8 Weight: 0.06000kg Transport: UN number : 2025 Chem class : 1 Pack group : III


Packaging Amber Glass
Quantity 10g

Alerts: The products indicated contain mercury. Don't put products containing mercury in the trash. Products containing mercury are to be recycled or disposed of as hazardous waste. Products containing mercury may be regulated by Local, State, or Federal Laws. Some products containing mercury are not available for sale in some states.

Product Code. 10356793

Quantity Price
1 £ 84.3 / 10g
EU Stock 6
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Thimerosal
CAS 54-64-8
Physical Form Solid
Assay Percent Range ≥97 %
Molecular Formula C9H9HgNaO2S
Formula Weight 404.8
Synonym Sodium ethylmercurithiosalicylate

Specification

Formula Weight 404.8
Melting Point 232°C
Quantity 10g
Health Hazard 3 Emergency Overview
May be fatal if inhaled, absorbed through skin, or swallowed. Danger of cumulative effects. Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Use personal protective equipment. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artifici. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artifici. Immediate medical attention is required.

NFPA

Health:4
Flammability:1
Instability:0
Decomposition Information >233°C
Recommended Storage RT, protect from light, desiccate.
CAS 54-64-8
ChemAlert Storage Symbol Blue
Assay Percent Range ≥97 %
Loss on Drying 0.5% max.
Physical Form Solid
Purity 97% min.
Health Hazard 2 DANGER!
Packaging Amber Glass
pH 6.7 to 8.2
Identification Pass Test
Molecular Formula C9H9HgNaO2S
Color Light Cream
Chemical Name or Material Thimerosal
Merck Index 15, 9470
Synonym Sodium ethylmercurithiosalicylate

  • Thimerosal is a mercury-containing compound commonly used as an antibacterial and antifungal agent
  • Also used as a bactericide in pharmaceuticals and research
  • Intended for research use only

Documentation Safety and Handling
ChemAlertStorageSymbol : Blue

DANGER!

Emergency Overview
May be fatal if inhaled, absorbed through skin, or swallowed. Danger of cumulative effects. Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Use personal protective equipment. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Immediate medical attention is required. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artifici. Do not use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artifici. Immediate medical attention is required.

NFPA

Health:4
Flammability:1
Instability:0

RT, protect from light, desiccate.