Silver nitrate

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Ultra pure Silver nitrate crystals. Our Silver nitrate has a purity of at least 99.99% and is a pure white crystal.

Due to the volatile nature of precious metal prices we hold the price paid for each amount of stock we buy, prices may go up as well as down when it comes to listing the next batch

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Ultra pure Silver nitrate crystals. Our Silver nitrate has a purity of at least 99.99% and is a pure white crystal.
Silver nitrate is highly corrosive and can stain skin and most other materials, very dangerous if ingested or in contact with the eyes where it can cause blindness.

Due to the volatile nature of precious metal prices we hold the price paid for each amount of stock we buy, prices may go up as well as down when it comes to listing the next batch

November 2016 - We've just stocked up on Silver nitrate and unfortunately due to the very high Silver prices at the moment we've had to increase our prices accordingly

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Silver Nitrate

Brand : WildPhoto Ltd

CAS-No. : 7761-88-8

Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against

Identified uses : Photographic use only

Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet

Company :

WildPhoto Ltd
Unit 15-16 Highlode Industrial Estate
Ramsey,
Cambridgeshire
PE26 2RB
UNITED KINGDOM

Telephone : +44 (0)1487 813447
E-mail address : info@wetplatesupplies.com

Emergency telephone number

Emergency Phone # : +44 (0)1487 813447

Hazard identification

Classification of the substance or mixture

Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [EU-GHS/CLP]

Skin corrosion (Category 1B)
Acute aquatic toxicity (Category 1)
Chronic aquatic toxicity (Category 1)
Oxidizing solids (Category 2)

Classification according to EU Directives 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC

Causes burns.
Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
Contact with combustible material may cause fire.

Composition

Substances

Formula : AgNO3
Molecular Weight : 169.87 g/mol

First aid

Description of 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 not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact

Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
Wash off with soap and plenty of water.
Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact

Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed

Do NOT induce vomiting.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

May cause argyria (a slate-gray or bluish discoloration of the skin and deep tissues due to the deposit of insoluble albuminate of silver)., Absorption into the body leads to the formation of methemoglobin which in sufficient concentration causes cyanosis. Onset may be delayed 2 to 4 hours or longer.

Fire fighting

Extinguishing media 

Suitable extinguishing media

Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

nitrogen oxides (NOx), Silver/silver oxides

Advice for firefighters

Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.

Further information

Use water spray to cool unopened containers.

Handling

Precautions for safe handling

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.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Store in cool place.
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Light sensitive.

Accidental release

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use personal protective equipment.
Avoid dust formation.
Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
Avoid breathing dust.

Environmental precautions

Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
Do not let product enter drains.
Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Sweep up and shovel.
Contain spillage, and then collect with an electrically protected vacuum cleaner or by wet-brushing and place in container for disposal according to local regulations.
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Reactivity

Conditions to avoid

Light.

Incompatible materials

Strong reducing agents, Alcohols, Ammonia, Magnesium, Strong bases

Toxicology

Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity

LD50 Oral - rat - 1,173 mg/kg
Remarks: Behavioral:Tetany. Cyanosis Diarrhoea

Skin corrosion/irritation

no data available

Serious eye damage/eye irritation

Eyes - rabbit - Severe eye irritation

Respiratory or skin sensitization

no data available

Germ cell mutagenicity

Laboratory experiments have shown mutagenic effects.

Carcinogenicity 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

Potential health effects

Inhalation May be harmful if inhaled. Material is extremely destructive to the tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
Ingestion Harmful if swallowed. Causes burns.
Skin May be harmful if absorbed through skin. Causes skin burns.
Eyes Causes eye burns.

Signs and Symptoms of Exposure

May cause argyria (a slate-gray or bluish discoloration of the skin and deep tissues due to the deposit of insoluble albuminate of silver)., Absorption into the body leads to the formation of methemoglobin which in sufficient concentration causes cyanosis. Onset may be delayed 2 to 4 hours or longer.

Other

The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. WildPhoto Ltd shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.

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Silver nitrate Wet Plate Supplies is a UK based store selling a range of supplies for alternative photographic processes, namely Wetplate collodion, Cyanotype, Gum bichromate, Kallitype, Van dyke and Pt/Pd. They also offer training and studio facilities for both wetplate and other alternative processes. In this section you can find our Silver nitrate