Phenylmercuric Acetate

Test Specification...BP
Characters It occurs as White or yellowish, crystalline powder or small, colorless crystals.

Test A

Test B

Test C

(a) Specified test. Infrared Adsorption Spectrophotometry.

(b) A white precipitate is formed that darkens slowly on heating.

(c) Specified test. The Filtrate gives reaction of acetates

Solubility Slightly soluble in water, soluble in acetone and in alcohol.
Appearance of Solution Solution S is not more opalescent than reference suspension II and is colorless.
Ionised Mercury Maximum 0.2%
Polymercurated Benzene Compounds Maximum 1.5%
Loss on Drying Maximum 0.5%
Assay Not less than 98.0 % and not more than 100.5%
Test Specification...USP
Characters It occurs as white to creamy white, crystalline powder, or small white prisms or leaflets

Test A

Test B

Test C

(a) Specified test. The characteristic odor of nitrobenzene is evolved.

(b) Specified test. The characteristic odor of ethylacetateis evolved.

(c) Specified test. A white precipitate is formed, which turns black when the mixture is boiled and then allowed to stand.

Solubility Soluble in alcohol and in acetone; slightly soluble in water
Melting range or temperature Between 149°–153°
Residue on ignition Not more than 0.2%
Mercuric salts and heavy metals Specified test. The resulting precipitate shows no immediate color.
Polymercurated Benzene Compounds Not more than 1.5%
Residual solvents Meets the requirements
Assay Not less than 98.0 % and not more than 100.5% of phenylmercuric acetate

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

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