Agent Name

Mercury II azide

CAS Number

14215-33-9

Formula

Hg-N6

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

See "AZIDES."

Category

Explosives

Description

Crystals; [Sax]

Sources/Uses

An explosive sensitive to friction; [Sax]

Comments

See "Mercury, inorganic compounds" and the linked occupational disease. See "AZIDES."

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

0.02 mg/m3, as Hg

PEL (OSHA)

0.1 mg/m3, as Hg

MAK

0.02 mg/m3, as Hg, inhalable fraction

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3, as Hg

Adverse Effects
Nephrotoxin

Yes

Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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