Silver nitrate

Molecular formula:
Chemical compound:
silver nitrate
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Environmentally damaging

  • Hazard statements
    • May intensify fire; oxidizer.
    • Harmful if swallowed.
    • Causes severe skin burns and 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.
    • Keep/Store away from clothing/…/combustible materials.
    • Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray.
    • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.
    • In case of fire: Use … to extinction.