Silver Nitrate

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Silver Nitrate – Identification of Product
Chemical Code: RLS-SOL-S01
Chemical Name: Silver Nitrate 0.01N
Chemical Grade:
Chemical Formula: AgNO₃
Chemical Weight: 169,87 g/mol
Chemical Synonyms:

Silver Nitrate – Hazards Identification
REACH No: No Data Available
Signal Word: Warning
Supplemental Hazard Information:
Additional Hazard Information: No Data Available

Silver Nitrate – Hazards statements
H290 – May be corrosive to metals.H315 – Causes skin irritation.
H319 – Causes serious eye irritation.
H410 – Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Silver Nitrate – Precautionary statements
P273 – Avoid release to the environment.
P302 + P352 – IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338 – IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Silver Nitrate – Composition of Chemical
Chemical Formula: AgNO₃
EC No 1272/2008: No Data Available

Silver Nitrate – First Aid Measures
General Advice: Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
If: Inhaled: If breathed in, move person into fresh air.
If: Skin Contact: Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
If: Eye Contac: Rinse out with plenty of water. Call in ophthalmologist. Remove contact lenses
If: Swallowed: Immediately make victim drink water (two glasses at most). Consult a physician.
Important Symptoms: Gastrointestinal discomfort, irritant effects.
The following applies to Nitrites/Nitrates in general: Methaemoglobinaemia after the uptake of large quantities.
The following applies to soluble Silver compounds: Only slightly absorbed via the gastrointestinal tract. Strong irritations after contact with eyes and skin.
Immediate Medical Attention: No Data Available

Silver Nitrate – Firefighting Measures
Extinguishing Media: Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.
Hazards Arising: Not combustible.
Ambient fire may liberate hazardous vapours.
Advice for Firefighters: Stay in danger area only with self-contained breathing apparatus.
Prevent skin contact by keeping a safe distance or by wearing suitable protective clothing.
Info for Firefighting: Suppress (knock down) gases/vapours/mists with a water spray jet.
Prevent fire extinguishing water from contaminating surface water or the ground water system

Accidental Release Measures
Personal Precautions: Do not breathe vapours, aerosols.
Avoid substance contact.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Evacuate the danger area, observe emergency procedures, consult an expert.
Environmental Precautions: Do not let product enter drains.
Method for Containment: Cover drains.
Collect, bind, and pump off spills.
Observe possible material restrictions.
Take up with liquid-absorbent and neutralising material.
Dispose of properly.
Clean up affected area.

Handling and Storage
Personal Precautions: Immediately change contaminated clothing.
Apply preventive skin protection.
Wash hands and face after working with substance.
Environmental Precautions: No metal containers.
Protected from light.
Tightly closed.
Exposure Controls | Personal Protection
Derived No Effect Level (DNEL)
Workers | Application Area | Exposure Routes | Health Effect | Value
ZA REL – Time Weighted Average (TWA) – 0.01 mg/m³ – Expressed as: Ag
Consumers | Application Area | Exposure Routes | Health Effect | Value
No Data Available
Predicted No Effect Concentration (PNEC)
No Data Available
Engineering Controls: Technical measures and appropriate working operations should be given priority over the use of personal protective equipment.
Eye/Face Protection: Safety glasses
Skin Protection: Wear gloves.
Full contact – Glove material: Nitrile rubber. Glove thickness: 0.11 mm.
Break through time: 480 min.
Splash contact – Glove material: Nitrile rubber. Glove thickness: 0.11 mmBreak through time: 480 min.
The protective gloves to be used must comply with the specifications of EC Directive 89/686/EEC and the related standard EN374.
Body Protection: Protective clothing needs to be selected specifically for the workplace, depending on concentrations and quantities of the hazardous substances handled.
Respiratory Protection: Required when vapours/aerosols are generated. Recommended Filter type: filter ABEK
The entrepreneur has to ensure that maintenance, cleaning and testing of respiratory protective devices are carried out according to the instructions of the producer.

Physical and Chemical Properties
Appearance: Colourless, clear, liquid
Odour: Odourless
Odour Threshold: Not Applicable
pH: Not Applicable
Melting Point: No Data Available
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Flash Point: Not Applicable
Evaporation: No Data Available
Flammability: No Data Available
Upper/Lower Flammability or Explosive Limits: No Data Available
Vapour pressure: No Data Available
Vapour density: No Data Available
Relative density: No Data Available
Water solubility: Miscible
Partition Coefficien: No Data Available
Auto-ignition Temperature: No Data Available
Decomposition Temperature: No Data Available
Viscosity: No Data Available
Explosive properties: Not classified as explosive
Oxidizing properties: None
Other Safety Info: Corrosion: May be corrosive to metals.
Stability and Reactivity Reactivity: No Data Available
Chemical Stability: Sensitivity to light
Possibility of hazardous reactions: Violent reactions possible with the generally known reaction partners of water
Conditions to Avoid: Exposure to light.
Incompatible Materials: Aluminium, Mild steel
Hazardous Decomposition Products: No Data Available

Toxicological Information
Acute Toxicity: Acute oral toxicity –
Symptoms: Irritations of mucous membranes in the mouth, pharynx, oesophagus and gastrointestinal tract.
Skin Corrosion/Irritation: Mixture causes skin irritation
Skin irritation – In vitro study
Result: Corrosive OECD Test Guideline 431
Serious Eye damage | Eye Irritation: Mixture causes serious eye irritation.
Rabbit – Result: Causes burns.
Cell Mutagenicity: Genotoxicity in vitro – Ames test
Salmonella typhimurium
Result: negative
Carcinogenicity: No Data Available
Reproductive toxicity: No Data Available
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Single Exposure: No Data Available
Specific Target Organ Toxicity – Repeated Exposure: No Data Available
Aspiration Hazard: No Data Available

Ecological Information
Ecological Toxicity: Toxicity to fish:
NOEC Leuciscus idus (Golden orfe): 0.011 mg/l; 96 h OECD Test Guideline 203
Flow-through test LC50 Pimephales promelas (fathead minnow): 0.0067 mg/l; 96 h Analytical monitoring: yes US-EPA
Toxicity to daphnia and other aquatic invertebrates:
Semi-static test LC50 Daphnia magna (Water flea): 0.0069 – 0.0082 mg/l; 48 h Analytical monitoring: yes OECD Test Guideline 202
Toxicity to algae:
IC50 Desmodesmus subspicatus (green algae): 0.008 mg/l; 8 d
Semi-static test Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata (green algae): 0.19 mg/l; 96 h US-EPA Toxicity to bacteria:
EC10 Pseudomonas putida: 0.006 mg/l; 16 h
Ecological Persistence and degradability: No Data Available
Bio-accumulative Potential: No Data Available
Mobility in Soil: No Data Available
Results of PBT and vPvB Assessment: Substance(s) in the mixture do(es) not meet the criteria for PBT or vPvB according to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, Annex XIII, or a PBT/vPvB assessment was not conducted
Other Adverse Effect: Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

Disposal Considerations
Waste Treatment Methods: Waste material must be disposed of in accordance with the national and local regulations. Leave chemicals in original containers. No mixing with other waste. Handle uncleaned containers like the product itself.

Transport Information
UN Number: ADR/RID: 1760
IMDG: 1760
IATA: 1760
Transport Hazard Class: ADR/RID: 8
Packaging Group: ADR/RID: III
Environmental Hazards: ADR/RID: yes
IMDG Marine pollutant: yes
IATA: yes
Special Precautions: ADR/RID: yes. Tunnel restriction code: E
IMDG: yes. EmS F-A S-B
IATA: no

Regulatory Information
Safety, Health and environmental regulations: Storage class: 8BChemical Safety Assessment: For this product a chemical safety assessment was not carried out.
Additional Info: The following applies to soluble Silver compounds: Only slightly absorbed via the gastrointestinal tract. Strong irritations after contact with eyes and skin.
The following applies to Nitrites/Nitrates in general: Methaemoglobinaemia after the uptake of large quantities.
Other dangerous properties can not be excluded.
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

The information stated above is considered to be correct, but does not claim to be inclusive and shall only be used as a guideline. The information provided by this document is confirmed by our continuous updating of knowledge and adheres to the products appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the product’s
properties. RLS Chemicals and its Associates shall not be held accountable for any damage’s consequent of handling the above product


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