Table of contents
- Mercury (II) Sulfide
- Key Data
- Exposure Routes
- Fire Hazard
- Health and Safety Practice
- Regulatory Requirements
Other names: Cinnabar, Vermilion, Mercury Sulfide
Appearance: Red powder
Solubility in water: Insoluble
Thermal decomposition: At 580°C it decomposes to mercury and sulfur
Used in traditional pigment lustres as a flux to adhere the lustre to the underlying glaze
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