Comparison of measurements of critical potentials of mercury vapor Ionizing potentials of methane, ethane, ethylene and acetylene. by Joseph Chandler Morris

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StatementBy Joseph C. Morris, jr.
LC ClassificationsQC711 .M86 1928
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., p. 447-458.
Number of Pages458
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The Vapor Pressure of Mercury Marcia L. Huber, Arno Laesecke, and Daniel G. Friend National Institute of Standards and Technology∗ Boulder, CO In this report, we review the available measurements of the vapor pressure of mercury and develop a new correlation that is valid from the triple point to the critical by: The saturated vapor pressure of mercury was estimated to be ± mg/m 3 at the surrounding temperature, according to the correlation for the vapor pressure of mercury [38].

Thus, the path. Acute Toxicity. Rabbits exposed for 4 h to saturated vapors of mercury (27 mg/m 3) suffered severe poisoning of brain, colon, heart, liver, lungs, and kidneys (Ashe et al. The rat oral LD 50 of HgCl 2 is mg/kg. Subacute Toxicity. Guinea pigs exposed 10 h/d for 4 d to mercury vapor at 6 mg/m 3 developed neurotic effects and hemorrhagic colitis.

Mercury was stored in the kidneys. Mercury vapor inhalation and poisoning of a family. Oz SG(1), Tozlu M, Yalcin SS, Sozen T, Guven GS. Author information: (1)Internal medicine, Hacettepe University Medical School, Sihhiye, AnkaraTurkey.

[email protected] Acute mercury vapor poisoning is a rare but fatal toxicological by: NEW MEASUREMENTS OF THE VAPOR PRESSURE OF MERCURY BY ALAN W. MENZIES DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY Communicated by W. Noyes, Octo Writing inLabyl remarked "The vapor pressure of Comparison of measurements of critical potentials of mercury vapor book is intrinsically important; it has been determined for a wider range of temperatures than that of any other substance.

CAS ; UN (liquid compounds) Synonyms include colloidal mercury, quicksilver, liquid silver, metallic mercury, and hydrargyrum. • Persons exposed to elemental mercury vapor do not pose a significant risk of secondary contamination to response personnel outside the Hot Zone.

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We present a new correlation for the vapor pressure of mercury that is valid from the triple point to the critical point. The equation is a Wagner-type form, where the terms of the equation are selected using a simulated annealing optimization algorithm.

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