MERCURY (Hg) ICP STANDARD SOLUTION is a product from Loba Chemie. This product is a standard solution of mercury at a concentration of 10 gm/L diluted in nitric acid. The solution is traceable to NIST standards.
Mercury is a metallic element, most commonly known for its natural occurrence as a liquid at room temperature. It is found in the form of ores like cinnabar, livingstonite, corderoite, etc. Mercury is used in the medical industry for the generation of pharmaceutical formulations. It is used for the synthesis of chlorine and caustic soda. In the laboratory, it is used in electrochemistry, polarography and in structural biology. It is also used in the production of cosmetics.
This product is meant to be used as a standard solution for Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry is an analysis technique which uses plasma to atomize samples. It is used in the analysis of metal species in samples. In biological research, it is used in the quantification of proteins and biomolecules. It can also be used for the identification of elements.
Appearance: Colourless solution
Shelf life: 48 months
Product name: MERCURY (Hg) ICP STANDARD SOLUTION 10 GM/L IN DILUTE HNO3 -500ml
Brand: Loba Chemie
Catalogue number: I140N00500
Quantity: 500 mL