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Substance Name: Silver nitrate [USP:JAN]
RN: 7761-88-8
UNII: 95IT3W8JZE
InChIKey: SQGYOTSLMSWVJD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A silver salt with powerful germicidal activity. It has been used topically to prevent OPHTHALMIA NEONATORUM.

Molecular Formulas

  • Ag-N-O3
  • Ag.H-N-O3
  • N-O3.Ag

Molecular Weight

  • 169.874
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Anti-Infective Agents, Local
  • Anti-Infective, Topical
  • Human Data
  • Mutation Data
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Code

  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 1 lb

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Nitric acid, silver(1+) salt
  • Silver nitrate
  • Silver nitrate [USP:JAN]

MeSH Heading

  • Silver nitrate

Synonyms

  • Argenti nitras
  • Argerol
  • Caswell No. 737
  • EC 231-853-9
  • EINECS 231-853-9
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 072503
  • HSDB 685
  • Lunar caustic
  • Nitrate d'argent
  • Nitrate d'argent [French]
  • Nitrato de plata
  • Nitrato de plata [Spanish]
  • Nitric acid silver(I) salt
  • Nitric acid, silver(1+) salt
  • NSC 135800
  • Silbernitrat
  • Silver mononitrate
  • Silver nitrate
  • Silver nitrate(DOT)
  • Silver(1+) nitrate
  • Silver(I) nitrate (1:1)
  • UNII-95IT3W8JZE
  • UTS Silverator Water Treatment Unit

Systematic Names

  • Nitric acid silver(1+) salt
  • Nitric acid silver(1+) salt (1:1)
  • Silver nitrate
  • Silver(I) nitrate (1:1)

Superlist Names

  • Nitric acid silver(1+) salt
  • Silver nitrate
  • Silver nitrate [UN1493] [Oxidizer]
  • UN1493

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7761-88-8

FDA UNII

  • 95IT3W8JZE

Other Registry Numbers

  • 31890-20-7
  • 8012-12-2

System Generated Number

  • 0007761888

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formulas

  • Ag-N-O3
  • Ag.H-N-O3
  • N-O3.Ag

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • Ag
  • COMPONENT
  • H-N-O3
  • N-O3

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Ag.NO3/c;2-1(3)4/q+1;-1

InChIKey

SQGYOTSLMSWVJD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[N+](=O)([O-])[O-].[Ag+]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LDLo oral 20mg/kg (20mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1289, 1935.
guinea pig LD50 oral 473mg/kg (473mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS

BEHAVIORAL: TETANY
Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 27(12), Pg. 33, 1983.
guinea pig LDLo intraperitoneal 216mg/kg (216mg/kg)   Archives of Environmental Health. Vol. 11, Pg. 201, 1965.
guinea pig LDLo subcutaneous 62mg/kg (62mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
British Medical Journal. Vol. 2, Pg. 217, 1913.
man LDLo unreported 29mg/kg (29mg/kg)   "Poisoning; Toxicology, Symptoms, Treatments," 2nd ed., Arena, J.M., Springfield, IL, C.C. Thomas, 1970Vol. 2, Pg. 73, 1970.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 17mg/kg (17mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 27(12), Pg. 33, 1983.
mouse LD50 oral 50mg/kg (50mg/kg)   Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. Vol. 2, Pg. 20, 1950.
rabbit LDLo intravenous 8800ug/kg (8.8mg/kg)   Environmental Quality and Safety, Supplement. Vol. 1, Pg. 1, 1975.
rabbit LDLo oral 800mg/kg (800mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1289, 1935.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 83mg/kg (83mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 27(12), Pg. 33, 1983.
rat LD50 oral 1173mg/kg (1173mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS

BEHAVIORAL: TETANY
Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 27(12), Pg. 33, 1983.