Agent Name

Silver phosphate

CAS Number

7784-09-0

Formula

Ag.1/3H3-O4-P

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Trisilver phosphate; Trisilver(1+) orthophosphate; Trisilver(1+) phosphate; Phosphoric acid silver salt (1:3); Phosphoric acid, silver(1+) salt (1:3); Phosphoric acid, trisilver(1+) salt; Silver orthophosphate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phosphates, Metallic Salts

Description

Yellow odorless solid; Darkened by light; [Merck Index] Yellow odorless powder; Insoluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in photographic emulsions; [Merck Index] "For chloride analysis in cystic fibrosis patch test." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause argyria; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Silver."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

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

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