Agent Name

Silver sulfate

CAS Number

19287-89-9; 10294-26-5

Formula

Ag.1/2H2-O4-S

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

19287-89-9: Disilver(1+) sulphate; Sulfuric acid, disilver(1+) salt; Sulphuric acid, silver salt; [ChemIDplus] 10294-26-5: Disilver monosulfate; Disilver sulfate; Disilver(1+) sulfate; Sulfuric acid silver salt (1:2); Sulfuric acid, disilver(1+) salt; Sulfuric acid, silver(1+) salt (1:2); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Colorless lustrous solid; Turns gray on light exposure; [Hawley] White to gray odorless solid; [CAMEO] Fine white crystals; [MSDSonline] Fairly soluble in water; [Ullmann]

Sources/Uses

Used as lab reagent; [Hawley]

Comments

An eye irritant; [CAMEO] Corrosive to eyes; [eChemPortal: ERMA] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Silver."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 mg/m3, as Ag (compounds)

PEL (OSHA)

0.01 mg/m3, as Ag

MAK

0.01 mg/m3, inhalable fraction (salts), as Ag

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3, as Ag

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