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*  Mercury regulation in the United States
Organic mercury is formed when mercury combines with carbon and other elements. Examples of organic mercury compounds are ... Mercury (element) Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act Got Mercury? Mercury in fish Mercury poisoning ... Elemental mercury is traditionally used in thermometers and some electrical switches. Inorganic mercury compounds or mercury ... Substances covered under the Convention: Mercury compounds including inorganic and organometallic mercury compounds. Helsinki ...
*  Zeisel determination
Any alkyl iodide present will give a reaction with the mercury compound to mercury(II) iodide which has a red or yellow color. ... the gases are allowed to come into contact with a piece of paper higher up the test tube saturated with mercury(II) nitrate. ...
*  Mercury cycle
... so containers of mercury are securely sealed to avoid spills and evaporation. Heating of mercury, or compounds of mercury that ... reduce emissions of mercury and mercury compounds, (i.e. "total mercury") to the atmosphere through measures to control ... Mercury and most of its compounds are extremely toxic and are generally handled with care; in cases of spills involving mercury ... The mercury cycle is a biogeochemical cycle involving mercury. Mercury is notable for being the only metal which is liquid at ...
*  Mercury switch
Mercury compounds are highly toxic and accumulate in any food chain, so safety codes exclude mercury in many new designs. Tilt ... current-reversing switch using the element mercury Mercury-wetted relay Mercury relay Fraden, Jacob (2004). Handbook of Modern ... A mercury switch is an electrical switch that opens and closes a circuit when a small amount of the liquid metal mercury ... The mercury displacement switch uses a 'plunger' that dips into a pool of mercury, raising the level in the container to ...
*  Mercurial diuretic
Inorganic mercury compounds, such as mercury(I)chloride (calomel), were found to have diuretic properties when they were used ... earlier physicians misconstrued hallmark symptoms of mercury poisoning such as excessive salivation as signs of mercury's ... Proposed use of these compounds date back at least to the 16th century, shortly after the beginning of the syphilis epidemic in ... This is similar to the fashion in which penicillin quickly replaced arsenic and mercury as the main antibiotic used in the ...
*  Diesel exhaust
... beryllium compounds; bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate; dioxins and dibenzofurans; formaldehyde; inorganic lead; mercury compounds; ... Includes all regioisomers of this aromatic compound. See ortho-, meta-, and para-isomer descriptions at each compound's article ... The black smoke consists of carbon compounds that have not burned because of local low temperatures where the fuel is not fully ... The following are classes of chemical compounds that have been found in diesel exhaust. The following are classes of specific ...
*  Minamata Convention on Mercury
"Mercury compound"; "Mercury-added product" refers to a product or product component that contains mercury or a mercury compound ... Concerns emissions of mercury and mercury compounds. It aims at controlling and, where feasible, reducing emissions of mercury ... These controls only apply to mercury, not to either mercury compounds or mercury-added products. Addresses the question of ... mercury and mercury compounds to land and water Aims at controlling and where feasible reducing releases of mercury and mercury ...
*  Bag Balm
... now that the toxic effects of mercury and its compounds are more widely understood. Mercury is no longer listed as an ... 195, "Table 11-4: Topical skin preparations containing mercury compounds." Bag Balm, Vermont's Original. ... In the past, Bag Balm has been documented as containing 0.005% mercury "from ethylated sterols". Mercury was once used in many ...
*  Phenylmercury acetate
Simon, Matthias; Jönk, Peter; Wühl-Couturier, Gabriele; Halbach, Stefan (2006). "Mercury, Mercury Alloys, and Mercury Compounds ... Phenylmercuric acetate is an organomercury compound. This compound was formerly used as a preservative in paints, and as a ... They had to be carefully removed since mercury is such a toxic heavy metal. The study on PMA as an anti-fungal is the most ... School officials worried that mercury vapor was being released into air above the surface of these floors. ...
*  Marine debris
Examples of such matter include: mercury compounds, lead, cyanides, and radioactive wastes. MARPOL 73/78 - a convention ... West, Amy E. "Santa Cruz nonprofit hopes to make fuel from ocean-based plastic". San Jose Mercury News. Retrieved 24 April 2014 ... The three annexes defined many compounds, substances, and materials that are unacceptable to deposit into the ocean. ...
*  Sandoz chemical spill
The stored chemicals included, urea, fluorescent dye, organophosphate insecticides, mercury compounds and organochlorines. ...
*  Hare School
Prafulla Chandra Roy - Scientist/chemist: worked on various mercury compounds & founder of Bengal Chemical. Nagendra Prasad ...
*  Potassium tetraiodomercurate(II)
ISBN 0-582-44367-9. IARC Monograph: "Mercury and Mercury Compounds" National Pollutant Inventory - Mercury and compounds fact ... Potassium tetraiodomercurate(II) is an inorganic compound consisting of potassium cations and the tetraiodomercurate(II) anion ...
*  Georg Friedrich Hildebrandt
He investigated mercury compounds, and the chemical nature of quicklime, ammonium nitrate, and ammonia. He studied light ...
*  First Nations
"Mercury Study Report to Congress Volume V: Health Effects of Mercury and Mercury Compounds" (PDF). EPA-452/R-97-007. United ... There was extensive mercury pollution caused by Dryden Chemicals Company's waste water effluent in the Wabigoon-English River ... "Mercury Rising: The Poisoning of Grassy Narrows". CBC TV. November 1, 1970. Retrieved August 31, 2009. Gilbertson, Michael; ... In 1970, severe mercury poisoning, called Ontario Minamata disease, was discovered among Asubpeeschoseewagong First Nation and ...
*  Heavy metals
Hexavalent chromium, for example, is highly toxic as are mercury vapour and many mercury compounds. These five elements have a ... Bismuth compounds can cause liver damage if taken in excess; insoluble uranium compounds, as well as the dangerous radiation ... Chromium, arsenic, cadmium, mercury, and lead have the greatest potential to cause harm on account of their extensive use, the ... It does not readily form compounds with either oxygen or sulfur. At the time of the Earth's formation, and as the most noble ( ...
*  Mercury(I) chloride
... is the chemical compound with the formula Hg2Cl2. Also known as the mineral calomel (a rare mineral) or ... "Mercury compounds [except (organo) alkyls] (as Hg)". Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health Concentrations (IDLH). National ... Mercury(I) bromide, Hg2Br2, is a light yellow, whereas mercury(I) iodide, Hg2I2, is greenish in colour. Both are poorly soluble ... International Chemical Safety Card 0984 National Pollutant Inventory - Mercury and compounds Fact Sheet NIOSH Pocket Guide to ...
*  Felt
Beaver, rabbit or hare skins were treated with a dilute solution of the mercury compound mercuric nitrate. The skins were dried ... The toxic solutions from the carrot and the vapours it produced resulted in widespread cases of mercury poisoning among hatters ...
*  Merbromin
"Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Mercury Compounds in the List". Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). U.S. ... It is readily available in most countries but, because of its mercury content, it is no longer sold in Switzerland, Brazil, ... Merbromin is an organomercuric disodium salt compound and a fluorescein. ... the compound contains no chromium. Its antiseptic qualities were discovered by Hugh H. Young in 1918, while working at Johns ...
*  Properties of metals, metalloids and nonmetals
... is mercury.[citation needed] Mercury and its compounds have a reputation for toxicity but on a scale of 1 to 10, ... It is so dangerous that scientists have been encouraged to use less toxic mercury compounds wherever possible. In 1997, Karen ... Mercury Bricks and bowling balls will float on the surface of mercury thanks to it having a density 13.5 times that of water. ... Equally, a solid mercury bowling ball would weigh around 50 pounds and, if it could be kept cold enough, would float on the ...
*  List of industrial disasters
1932-1968: The Minamata disaster was caused by the dumping of mercury compounds in Minamata Bay, Japan. The Chisso Corporation ... It is estimated that over 3,000 people suffered various deformities, severe mercury poisoning symptoms or death from what ...
*  Minamata, Kumamoto
In 1986, The Institute became a WHO Collaborating Centre for Studies on the Health Effects of Mercury Compounds. The Institute ... Methyl mercury contaminated the Minamata Bay and accumulated in fish, which were then consumed by the local population. In 1968 ... The city is best known as the former site of an environmental disaster caused by industrial pollution of the bay with mercury. ... seeks to improve medical treatment of Minamata disease patients and conducts research on mercury compounds and their impact on ...
*  Mercury(II) sulfate
Mercury Compounds such as mercury sulfate and mercury(II) acetate are commonly used as catalysts in the oxymercuration- ... Mercury(II) sulfate, commonly called mercuric sulfate, is the chemical compound HgSO4. It is an odorless solid that forms white ... National Pollutant Inventory - Mercury and compounds Fact Sheet NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards. ... If mercury sulfate is exposed to the skin it may cause sensitization dermatitis. Lastly, ingestion of mercury sulfate will ...
*  Waidan
... refining cinnabar into mercury and compounding lead with mercury. Advocates of the cinnabar-mercury waidan methods, such as the ... Many Baopuzi elixirs are based on arsenic and mercury compounds, which have "excellent embalming properties" (Sivin 1968: 41). ... Several works related to the Cantong qi rejected cinnabar-mercury methods with the rationale that yang cinnabar and yin mercury ... Historically, the lead-mercury theory became the predominant method (Pregadio 2008: 1003). The Tang period is also known for ...
*  Chemical Control Superfund Site
High mercury compound exposure can cause mercury poisoning leading to death or permanently damaged kidneys and brain. The ... During the fire, the chemicals known to be onsite included "insecticides, mercury compounds, nitric and picric acids, benzene, ... "Mercury". Tox Town. U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. Retrieved September 26, 2017. "Pesticides ...
*  Sulfide
... is also used non-systematically, to describe compounds which release hydrogen sulfide upon acidification, or a compound ... Significant examples include: argentite (silver sulfide), cinnabar (mercury), galena (lead sulfide), molybdenite (molybdenum ... Sulfide compounds can be prepared in several different ways: Direct combination of elements: Example: Fe(s) + S(s) → FeS(s) ... The preferred descriptor for such SH-containing compounds is thiol or mercaptan, i.e. methanethiol, or methyl mercaptan. ...
*  Holy Trinity Column, Olomouc
However he lost his health when working on the sculptures and using toxic mercury compounds during the gilding process. After ...