CHEMICAL PROFILES|Chemical Profile

Chemical: MERCURY
CAS Number: 7439-97-6
Chemical Profile for MERCURY (CAS Number: 7439-97-6)

  • Human Health Hazards
    Health Hazard Reference(s)
    Recognized:Developmental Toxicant P65
    Suspected:Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicant KLAA
    Endocrine Toxicant IL-EPA KEIT WWF
    Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicant RTECS STAC
    Immunotoxicant HAZMAP SNCI
    Kidney Toxicant HAZMAP KLAA LAND MERCK STAC
    Neurotoxicant ATSDR DAN EPA-HEN EPA-SARA FELD HAZMAP KLAA OEHHA-CREL RTECS STAC
    Reproductive Toxicant EPA-SARA FRAZIER HAZMAP OEHHA-AREL
    Respiratory Toxicant HAZMAP NEME
    Skin or Sense Organ Toxicant HAZMAP KLAA RTECS
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  • Hazard Rankings
    More hazardous than most chemicals in 8 out of 9 ranking systems.
    Ranked as one of the most hazardous compounds (worst 10%) to ecosystems and human health.
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  • Chemical Use Profile
    Used in at least 2 industries.
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  • Rank Chemicals by Reported Environmental Releases in the United States
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  • Regulatory Coverage
    On at least 7 federal regulatory lists.
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  • Basic Testing to Identify Chemical Hazards
    Information on whether basic tests to identify chemical hazards have been conducted on this chemical is not available in US EPA's 1998 hazard data availability study.
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  • Information Needed for Safety Assessment
    Possesses all the data required for safety assessment.
    See risk assessment data for this chemical from U.S. EPA or Scorecard.
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  • Links
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  • Notes
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