Title: Mercurous Chlorate
CAS Registry Number: 10294-44-7
Molecular Formula: Cl2Hg2O6
Molecular Weight: 568.08
Percent Composition: Cl 12.48%, Hg 70.62%, O 16.90%
Line Formula: Hg2(ClO3)2
Properties: White crystals; dec at about 250° to form oxygen, mercuric oxide and mercuric chloride. d 6.41. Sparingly sol in water; hydrolyzed in hot water to form basic salts.
Density: d 6.41
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.