Phenylmercuric Nitrate

Test Specification...BP
Characters It occurs as white to pale yellow powder

Test A

Test B

Test C

Test D

(a) Specified test. A white precipitate is formed that darkens slowly on heating.

(b) Specified test. A white, flocculent precipitate is formed.

(c) Specified test. The lower layer is orange-yellow.

(d) Gives reaction of nitrates

Solubility Very slightly soluble in water and in ethanol (96 %), slightly soluble in hot water. It dissolves in glycerol and in fatty oils.
Appearance of solution Solution is colorless
Inorganic mercuric compounds Not more than 0.1%
Loss on drying Not more than 1.0%
Assay Not less than 62.5% and not more than 64.0% of Hg (dried substance).
Test Specification...USP
Characters It occurs as white, crystalline powder. Is affected by light

Test A

Test B

Test C

a. Specified test. The mixture becomes yellow, and the characteristic odor of nitrobenzene is evolved

b. Specified test. A white precipitate is formed.

c. Specified test. There is no reaction in the cold, but upon heating in a boiling water bath for 10 min, a black precipitate is formed.

Solubility Slightly soluble in alcohol and in glycerin; very slightly soluble in water. It is more soluble in the presence of either nitric acid or alkali hydroxides.
Residue on ignition Not more than 0.1%
Mercury Ions No yellow precipitate is formed (mercuric ions), and the solution does not darken (mercurous ions).
Residual Solvents Meets the requirements
Assay –

A. Phenylmercuric Ion(C6H5Hg+)

B. Mercury (Hg)

a) Not less than 87.0% and not more than 87.9% ofphenylmercuricion

b) Not less than 62.5 % to not more than 63.50% of Hg (dried substance).

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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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.