mercury chloride

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mercury (I) chloride

HgCl, a heavy white powder formerly used in small doses in medicine as a laxative. It is also used as a component of certain reference electrodes, e.g., the calomel electrode. Synonym: mercurous chloride
CAS # 10112-91-1
See also: mercury

mercury (II) chloride

HgCl2, a highly toxic inorganic salt of mercury.
CAS # 7487
Synonym: mercuric chloride
See also: mercury
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