Mercury is a naturally occurring element that is found in air, water, and soil. It exists in several forms: elemental or metallic mercury, inorganic mercury compounds, and organic mercury compounds.

Mercury is used in thermometers, fluorescent light bulbs, and some electrical switches.

-See also:
"Mercury" is in the HS Code "2805.40"
- - Mercury

"Mercury" is in the UNSPSC Code "12141726"
Mercury Hg

Other /More definition:
Mercury is a toxic heavy metal that is a byproduct of the combustion of fossil fuels, especially coal. Mercury and compounds containing mercury can accumulate in the environment and are highly toxic to humans and animals if inhaled or swallowed. Exposure can permanently damage the brain, kidneys, and fetuses.

-See also:
"Mercury" is in the HS Code "8539.32"
- -- Mercury or sodium vapour lamps; metal halide lamps

"Mercury" is in the UNSPSC Code "26111716"
Mercury oxide battery

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