elemental mercury

Hg. Mercury in its elemental (pure) form, that is, as a metal; hence the synonym metallic mercury. A shiny, silver-gray metal that is a liquid at room temperature.
Elemental mercury has many uses and is for instance found in thermometers, barometers, dental amalgams, batteries, fluorescent lights and some electrical switches. It is rarely found in nature.



The term "elemental mercury" was found in the following pages:

Occurrence of Mercurous [Hg(I)] Species in Environmental Solid Matrices | EVISA's News
Microbeam analysis of dental amalgam reveals high mobility of mercury | EVISA's News
Most Canadians having dental amalgam in their mouth are exposed to mercury at levels surpassing the reference exposure level (REL) | EVISA's News
Link database: OSHA Method ID-140: Mercury Vapor In Workplace Atmospheres
Link database: USGS: Atmospheric Mercury Speciation
High levels of mercury found in mountain lions linked to coastal fog | EVISA's News
ERM-AE671: A new Certified Reference Material to make methylmercury measurements in food more reliable | EVISA's News
Link database: Illinois Teratogen Information Service: Methylmercury and Pregnancy
Mercury "speciation analysis" by using thermal desorption analysis | EVISA's News
Mercury contaminated freshwater fish from the NE United States: Where comes the mercury from ? | EVISA's News
Scientists reveal how organic mercury can interfere with vision | EVISA's News
Instrument database: Tekran Instruments Corporation - Series 3300 Speciating Mercury CEM - Overview
Mercury in food EFSA updates advice on risks for public health | EVISA's News
Natural dissolved organic matter plays dual role in cycling of mercury | EVISA's News
Dissension on the best way to fight mercury pollution | EVISA's News
How mercury gets into the sea | EVISA's News
Link database: Princeton University: Mercury Cycling and Methylation
Link database: Toxicity of Mercury
Link database: Medscape: Mercury toxicity
Link database: Exposure to Elemental Mercury