|MP||212 °C (414 °F)|
|BP||440 °C (824 °F)|
|Solubility||Soluble in water|
|Storage||Light sensitive; keep tightly closed in a dry, well-ventilated place.|
|Uses||In organic synthesis, photography, silver plating, as silver staining in histology, and as a silver patina|
Proper Shipping Name: Silver nitrate
Packing Group: II
|Safety and Hazards Information|
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910(OSHA HCS)
Oxidizing solids (Category 2), H272 Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4), H302 Skin corrosion (Category 1B), H314 Serious eye damage (Category 1), H318 Acute aquatic toxicity (Category 1), H400 Chronic aquatic toxicity (Category 1), H410
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Signal word Danger
Hazard statement(s) H272 May intensify fire; oxidizer. H302 Harmful if swallowed.
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H318 Causes serious eye damage.
H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
P210 Keep away from heat. P220 Keep/Store away from clothing/ combustible materials.
P221 Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
P260 Do not breathe dust or mist. P264 Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P273 Avoid release to the environment. P280 Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P301 + P312 + P330 IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician if you feel unwell.Rinse mouth. P301 + P330 + P331 IF SWALLOWED:Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. P303 + P361 + P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair):
Remove/ Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/ shower. P304 + P340 + P310 IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
P305 + P351 + P338 + P310 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician. P363 Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
P370 + P378 In case of fire: Use dry sand, dry chemical or alcohol-resistant foam for extinction. P391 Collect spillage. P405 Store locked up. P501 Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
|Handling and Storage|
Precautions for safe handling
Further processing of solid materials may result in the formation of combustible dusts. The potential for combustible dust formation should be taken into consideration before additional processing occurs. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid formation of dust and aerosols. Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed. Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
For precautions see section Conditions for safe storage including any incompatibilities
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Light sensitive. Storage class (TRGS 510): Oxidizing hazardous materials
Specific end use(s)
Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated