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Silver Nitrate is classified as Hazardous for Transport. It is shipped under UN Number 1493 and is classified as a Packing Group II Substance. Silver Nitrate appears under class 5.1, Oxidising Substances, with a Hazard Symbol of a yellow diamond with a blacking burning 'O'.
When transporting Silver Nitrate, it has a Limited Quantity of 500g (LQ 11) which means that up to 500g can be transported without full ADR transport rules applying. A white diamond with the UN No is the only requirement. However, for quantities over 500g, the full ADR Regulations apply.
Silver Nitrate may be transported in single and combination packagings and materials used for containment can include plastic, metal, fibre, steel, aluminium and plywood. It is essential that the compatibility of packaging material and content before despatch. Depending on the type of package in use, the amount that can be contained varies from 50kg to 400kg and transport regulations should always be consulted before despatch to check on the intended packaging and appropriate markings.
Silver Nitrate is a Corrosive and Oxidising Substance which presents significant hazards to the environment. It has an EC Number 231-853-9 and a CAS Number 7761-88-8. The chemical formulation of Silver Nitrate is AgNO3 and in solid form it appears as a white crystalline powder. It is also available in solution form. In solid form, it has a molar mass of 169.87gmoL-1, a Boiling Point of 444 degrees C and a Melting Point of 212 degrees C.
Up to 1 December 2010, Silver Nitrate is classified under CHiP Regulations, 'Chemicals (Hazards Information and Packaging) for Supply Regulations 2009'. After 1 December 2010, Silver Nitrate is classified under CLP Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.
Silver Nitrate causes darkening of skin on exposed areas and causes burns after substantial contact. Silver Nitrate causes serious burns to the eyes, with the possibility of causing blindness. Silver Nitrate causes irritation of the mucous membranes of the nose, throat, respiratory tract and lungs. Ingestion of Silver Nitrate causes burns to the throat, mouth, oesophagus and gastrointestinal tract. Ingestion of large amounts of Silver Nitrate can cause death.
Silver Nitrate dissolves readily in water and must not be allowed to enter waterways as it is Toxic to aquatic organisms and can cause long term adverse effects. The Environment Agency or other regulatory body should be informed in the event of a large spill to land or water. If Silver Nitrate enters the foul water drain, the local water treatment company should be informed when the amounts are sufficient to present a hazard.
For further information on Silver Nitrate Hazards, Silver Nitrate Safety, Silver Nitrate uses and synonyms of Silver Nitrate, please refer to the relevant pages of this website. Synonyms of Silver Nitrate include AgNO3, Lunar Caustic and Nitric Acid Silver.
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