Product Information
ApplicationSilver nitrate cryst. extra pure Ph Eur,BP,USP. CAS No. 7761-88-8, EC Number 231-853-9.
Biological Information
Physicochemical Information
Boiling point444 °C (1013 hPa) (decomposition)
Density4.35 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Melting Point212 °C
pH value5.4 - 6.4 (100 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
Bulk density2350 kg/m3
Solubility2160 g/l
Materials Information
Toxicological Information
Safety Information according to GHS
Hazard Pictogram(s) Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Hazard Statement(s)H272: May intensify fire; oxidizer.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H410: Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s)P221: Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles, heavy-metal compounds, acids and alkalis.
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308 + P310: IF exposed or concerned: immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
Signal WordDanger
Storage class5.1B Oxidizing hazardous materials
WGKWGK 3 highly hazardous to water
Residues containing valuable recoverable metals should be forwarded for recycling. Container H.
Safety Information
Hazard Symbols Hazard SymbolsCorrosive
Hazard SymbolsOxidising
Hazard SymbolsDangerous for the environment
Categories of dangeroxidizing, corrosive, dangerous for the environment
R PhraseR 8-34-50/53
Contact with combustible material may cause fire.Causes burns.Very toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.
S PhraseS 26-36/37/39-45-60-61
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Product Usage Statements
Storage and Shipping Information
StorageStorage temperature: no restrictions.
Packaging Information
Transport Information
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RIDUN 1493 , 5.1, II
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGRUN 1493 , 5.1, II
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-CodeUN 1493 , 5.1, II, Segregation Group: 7 (Heavy metals and their salts (including their organometallic compounds))
Supplemental Information
Assay (argentometric)99.0 - 100.5 %
Assay (argentometric; calculated on dried substance)99.8 - 100.5 %
Appearance of solutionpasses test
Identitypasses test
Acidity or alkalinitypasses test
Copper and substances precipitated by NH₃ (Al, Bi, Cu, Pb)passes test
Substances not precipitated by hydrochloric acid≤ 0.3 %
Ni (Nickel) *≤ 2 ppm
Pb (Lead) *≤ 0.5 ppm
Residual solvents (ICH Q3C)excluded by production process
Loss on drying (Silica gel)≤ 0.05 %
Meets analytical specifications of Ph Eur,USP.
The information provided does not imply the suitability of the product for any particular application. It is customer’s sole responsibility, prior to use, to determine that the product is suitable and permitted for the customer’s intended use and application.
Elemental impurity specifications have been set considering ICH Q3D (Guideline for Elemental Impurities). Class 1-3 elements are not likely to be present above the ICH Q3D option 1 limit, unless specified and indicated (*).


Silver nitrate SDS


Safety Data Sheet (SDS) 

Silver nitrate Certificates of Analysis

Product Number PackagingSpecificationLot Number
1015100050 Plastic bottlePDF Specification Document
1015100250 Plastic bottlePDF Specification Document
1015101000 Plastic bottlePDF Specification Document

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