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Silver Nitrate

Silver Nitrate

Synonyms Nitric acid silver(I) salt; Lunar caustic; Silver mononitrate

CAS Number: 7761-88-8 Molecular Formula: AgNO3 Molecular Weight: 169.872 g/mol

EC Number: 231-131-3 MDL Number: MFCD00003414

Packaging size: 500 g

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Description

Product Description

Silver Nitrate

Application Notes

Silver nitrate is used in such applications as photography, the manufacture of mirrors, silver plating, the production of sympathetic (invisible) and indelible inks, and the coloring of porcelain. Silver nitrate is commonly used to stain protein gels for identification of proteinsas it binds to selective amino acid residues under weakly acidic or neutral pH conditions, notably to lysines. Silver nitrate is also utilized in the staining of nucleic acids and of glycoconjugates in gels. Silver nitrate is used in the chromatography of lipids, by HPLC and by TLC. In analytical chemistry, silver nitrate is used for the titrimetric determination of chloride content.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Key Applications

Silver plating||Identification of proteins||Staining of nucleic acids||chromatography of lipids||Titrimetric determination of chloride content||Toxicological investigations

Specifications
SKU 0219549590
Application Notes Silver nitrate is used in such applications as photography, the manufacture of mirrors, silver plating, the production of sympathetic (invisible) and indelible inks, and the coloring of porcelain. Silver nitrate is commonly used to stain protein gels for identification of proteinsas it binds to selective amino acid residues under weakly acidic or neutral pH conditions, notably to lysines. Silver nitrate is also utilized in the staining of nucleic acids and of glycoconjugates in gels. Silver nitrate is used in the chromatography of lipids, by HPLC and by TLC. In analytical chemistry, silver nitrate is used for the titrimetric determination of chloride content.
Auto Ignition Not flammable (USCG, 1999)
Boiling Point 824° F at 760 mm Hg (Decomposes) (NTP, 1992)
Density 4.35 at 66.2° F (USCG, 1999)
EC Number 231-131-3
Format Crystals
Hazard Statements H272-H314-H410
Applications Silver plating||Identification of proteins||Staining of nucleic acids||chromatography of lipids||Titrimetric determination of chloride content||Toxicological investigations
Melting Point 414° F (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Formula AgNO3
Molecular Weight 169.872 g/mol
Pack Size 500 g
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Faceshields, full-face particle respirator, Gloves, respirator cartridge, respirator filter
pH Aqueous and alcoholic soln are neutral to litmus; pH about 6
Physical Appearance White Crystals
Product Families Description Silver nitrate
Product Overview Silver Nitrate
Purity ≥99.8%
RTECS Number VW4725000
Safety Symbol GHS03, GHS05, GHS09
Solubility greater than or equal to 100 mg/mL at 61° F (NTP, 1992)
Storage and Handling Store at Room Temperature; protect from light.
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.