Nitric acid - 3%

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50ml of 3% Nitric acid supplied in a dropper bottle for safer handling.


Used for maintaining the PH of the silver bath when all else has failed, just a few drops are required.


Please observe the Safety Data Sheet included with this product as even this dilute version can still cause burns.

Nitric acid - 3%

Details

50ml of 3% Nitric acid supplied in a dropper bottle for safer handling.

Used for maintaining the PH of the silver bath when all else has failed, just a few drops are required.

Please observe the Safety Data Sheet included with this product as even this dilute version can still cause burns.

6 drops will reduce the PH of 500ml of silver nitrate solution by approx 0.5PH

Additional Information
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Product Identifier

Nitric acid solution

Brand : WildPhoto Ltd

CAS-No. : 7697-37-2

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

Skin corrosion (Category 1B)

Composition

 

Formula

:    HNO3

 

Molecular Weight

:    63.01 g/mol

Hazardous ingredients according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

 

Component

 

Classification

 

Concentration

Nitric acid

CAS-No. : 7697-37-2

EC-No. : 231-714-2

Index-No. : 007-004-00-1

Ox. Liq. 3; Skin Corr. 1A;

H272, H314

3%

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.

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)

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 inhalation of vapour or mist.
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.
Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.

Accidental release

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

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

Environmental precautions

Do not let product enter drains.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

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

Reactivity No
Toxicology

Information on toxicological effects

Acute toxicity

no data available

Inhalation: no data available

Skin corrosion/irritation

no data available

Serious eye damage/eye irritation

no data available

Respiratory or skin sensitisation

no data available

Germ cell mutagenicity

no data available

Carcinogenicity

IARC:         No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.

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

Additional Information

Large doses may cause: conversion of hemoglobin to methemoglobin, producing cyanosis; marked fall in blood pressure, leading to collapse, coma, and possibly death., Material is extremely destructive to tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract, eyes, and skin., Symptoms of exposure may include burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, shortness of breath, headache, nausea, and vomiting.

Liver - Irregularities - Based on Human Evidence (Nitric acid)

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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