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Endocrine Disruption in the Scheldt estuary:
distribution, exposure and effects
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ED North Database
Mercury
Physicochemical properties
Chemical name NLKwik
Chemical name ENMercury
CAS no7439-97-6
UN-
Chemical formulaHg
Molecular weight200,59
Boiling point357C
Melting point-38,8C
Density-
Vapour pressure0,0012 mm
Solubilityinsoluble
LogKow-
PhaseLiquid
Notes
Persistenceyes
Degradation
Accumulation
Endocrien effect studies
Organism group Effect 
mammaliansuspected endocrine effect
Thyroid dysfunction
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mammaliansuspected no endocrine effect
No effect on serum thyroid hormone levels
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mammaliansuspected endocrine effect
Positive correlation between Hg-concentration and subfertility
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Data compiled by the Research Group Environmental Toxicology, Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University, Belgium.
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