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European regulations regarding Quecksilber(II)-sulfid (HgS)

This Compound in the Landolt-Börnstein Index
Structure Drawing Formula:HgS
Molecular Weight:232.655 g/mol
EINECS:215-696-3 (EINECS2)

Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of CHemicals (REACH)

REACH: restrictions on the manufacture, placing on the market and use (Annex XVII/18)EC/552/2009
       Entry18. Mercury compounds
       TextAnnex XVII: Restrictions on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of certain dangerous substances, mixtures and articles
Shall not be placed on the market, or used, as substances or in mixtures where the substance or mixture is intended for use
(a) to prevent the fouling by micro-organisms, plants or animals of
- the hulls of boats,
- cages, floats, nets and any other appliances or equipment used for fish or shellfish farming,
- any totally or partly submerged appliances or equipment;
(b) in the preservation of wood;
(c) in the impregnation of heavy-duty industrial textiles and yarn intended for their manufacture;
(d) in the treatment of industrial waters, irrespective of their use.

European CHemicals Agency (ECHA) pre-registration

Pre-registered substanceEC-Number: 215-696-3
CAS-Number: 1344-48-5
Name: mercury(II) sulfide
Synonym: -
Registration Date: 30/11/2010
ECHA pre

Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS)

Restriction of the use in electrical and electronic equipmentRoHS
1. Mercury in compact fluorescent lamps not exceeding 5 mg per lamp.
2. Mercury in straight fluorescent lamps for general purposes not exceeding
- halophosphate 10 mg
- triphosphate with normal lifetime 5 mg
- triphosphate with long lifetime 8 mg.
3. Mercury in straight fluorescent lamps for special purposes.
4. Mercury in other lamps not specifically mentioned in this Annex.
36. Mercury used as a cathode sputtering inhibitor in DC plasma displays with a content up to 30 mg per display until 1 July 2010.


Short: EC/552/2009
Title: COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 552/2009 of 22 June 2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) as regards Annex XVII
Author: Commission of the European Communities
Source: Official Journal of the European Union
Volume: L 164 (26.06.2009)
Page: 7-31
Year: 2009
Keyword: Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals; placing on the market
Publish_Date: 2009/06/26
ECHA pre
Short: ECHA pre
Title: List of pre-registered substances
Author: European Chemicals Agency
Year: 2009
Short: EINECS2
Title: Corrigendum to the Commission communication pursuant to Article 13 of Council Directive 67/548/EEC of 27 June 1967 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions relating to the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous substances, as amended by Directive 79/831/EEC - Einecs (European inventory of existing commercial chemical substances)
Source: Official Journal of the European Communities
Volume: C 54 (01.03.2002)
Page: 13-27
Year: 2002
Publish_Date: 2002/03/01
Short: RoHS
Title: DIRECTIVE 2002/95/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 January 2003 on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment
Author: European Parliament; Council of the European Union
Source: Official Journal of the European Union
Volume: L 37 (13.02.2003)
Page: 19-23
Year: 2003
Publish_Date: 2003/02/13

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