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Silver Nitrate

CAS No.: 7761-88-8

Silver Nitrate
 SKUPurity CharacteristicsQuantityPrice
S7933-25GM99%25 gm$46.83
S7933-100GM99%100 gm$197.80
S7933-500GM99%500 gm$587.66
 S7933-BULK99% BULK Price on Request
S1410-25GMACS25 gm$60.53
S1410-100GMACS100 gm$231.25
S1410-500GMACS500 gm$773.96
 S1410-BULKACS BULK Price on Request
Product Information

Additional Information

CAS No.7761-88-8
Appearance/FormWhite crystalline
Molecular Weight169.87
MP212 °C (414 °F)
BP440 °C (824 °F)
SolubilitySoluble in water
Density4.35 g/mL
PurityACS, Reagent
StorageLight sensitive; keep tightly closed in a dry, well-ventilated place.
UsesIn organic synthesis, photography, silver plating, as silver staining in histology, and as a silver patina
Transport Information

Proper Shipping Name: Silver nitrate


Class: 5.1

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.

Precautionary statement(s)

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