MERCURY
Synonym:
  Synonyms * Colloidal mercury * Hydrargyrum * KWIK (Dutch) * Liquid silver * Mercure (French) * Mercurio (Italian) * Mercury (ACGIH:OSHA) * Metallic mercury * NCI-C60399 * Quecksilber (German) * Quick silver * RCRA waste number U151 * RTEC (Polish)
CAS Number : 7439-97-6
HAZARD (GHS)
EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
May cause an allergic skin reaction / Suspected of causing genetic defects / May damage fertility or the unborn child / Cause damage to organ (central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, kidney, gingiva, cardiovascular system, hematopoietic system, liver, respiratory, digestive tract) / May cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life
ENGINEERING CONTROLS
     Safety shower and eye bath.  Use only in a chemical fume hood.
GENERAL HYGIENE MEASURES
     Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.  Wash thoroughly after handling.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
     Respiratory Protection:  Government approved respirator.
     Hand Protection:  Compatible chemical-resistant gloves.
     Eye Protection:  Chemical safety goggles.
HANDLING
     Directions for Safe Handling:  Do not breathe vapor.  Do not get in eyes, on skin, on clothing.  Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure.
STORAGE
     Conditions of Storage:  Keep tightly closed.

FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

FIRST-AID MEASURES

PERSONAL PRECAUTION PROCEDURES TO BE FOLLOWED IN CASE OF LEAK OR SPILL
     Evacuate area.
PROCEDURE(S) OF PERSONAL PRECAUTION(S)
     Wear self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots, and heavy rubber gloves.
METHODS FOR CLEANING UP
     Cover with dry-lime, sand, or soda ash.  Place in covered containers using non-sparking tools and transport outdoors.  Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
     Suitable:  Noncombustible.  Use extinguishing media appropriate to surrounding fire conditions.
SPECIAL RISKS
     Specific Hazard(s):  Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
SPECIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR FIREFIGHTERS
     Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
AFTER INHALATION
     If inhaled, remove to fresh air.  If not breathing give artificial respiration.  If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
AFTER SKIN CONTACT
     In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.  Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.  Call a physician.
AFTER EYE CONTACT
     In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.  Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers.  Call a physician.
AFTER INGESTION
     If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious.  Call a physician immediately.
GENERAL INFORMATION
     Contamination of the eyes should be treated by immediate and prolonged irrigation with copious amounts of water.
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Reference: Sigma-Aldrich Pte Ltd #08-01 Citilink Warehouse Singapore 118529 Singapore, Catalog #83359

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