Thimerosal, Fisher BioReagents


Overview
Brand: Fisher Bioreagents

Manufacturer Part Number: BP2542-10

10GR Thimerosal (White Powder),

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

Product Code. 10356793

Quantity Price
1 £ 84.3 / 10g
EU Stock 7
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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 404.8g/mol
Synonym Sodium ethylmercurithiosalicylate

Specification

Identification Pass Test
Loss on Drying 0.5% max.
Packaging Amber Glass
Purity 97% min.
Decomposition Information >233°C
Color Light Cream
Melting Point 232°C / 449.6°F
pH 6.7 to 8.2
Quantity 10g
Chemical Name or Material Thimerosal
CAS 54-64-8
Physical Form Solid
Assay Percent Range ≥97 %
Molecular Formula C9H9HgNaO2S
Formula Weight 404.8g/mol
Merck Index 15, 9470
Synonym Sodium ethylmercurithiosalicylate
ChemAlert Storage Symbol Blue
Health Hazard 2 DANGER!
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
Recommended Storage RT, protect from light, desiccate.

  • 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.