Silver nitrate (AgNO3)

Substance: silver nitrate.

Also known as: Nitric acid silver(1+) salt Silver(I) nitrate

Chemspider article about silver nitrate

Wikipedia article about silver nitrate

Hazard information warning

Oxidising
Corrosive cat. 1
Lower systemic health hazards
Environment

Hazard statements

  • May intensify fire; oxidizer
  • Harmful if swallowed
  • Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
  • Causes serious eye damage
  • Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

  • Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Keep/Store away from clothing/…/combustible materials. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
  • Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
  • Wash … thoroughly after handling.
  • Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Collect spillage.
  • Store locked up.
  • Dispose of contents/container to … [… in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulation (to be specified)].

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