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Silver Nitrate 10g


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Extra Pure

  • Classification: Nitrate
  • Type: Silver Nitrate 99.8%
  • AgNO3 – 169,87
  • CAS – 7761-88-8
  • Index – 047-001-00-2
  • Appearance: Colorless Crystal
  • Molecular Weight: 69.87 
  • Purity: 99.8% MIN

How to use Silver Nitrate and Sodium Thiosulphate Step by Step in short description:

  • You will need cups and plastic spoons. Never use metallic cutlery.
  • In a plastic cup you will add 20 ml of distilled water and 0.35 g of Silver Nitrate and start diluting slowly.
  • In another cup, 30 ml of distilled water and 1.3 g of Sodium Thiosulphate, stiring both slowly.
  • Put both contents in the same glass and mix gently with a plastic spoon.
  • You will dilute your 50 ml mix with 400 ml of distilled water, having a total solution of 450 ml. Then shake with precaution until you can see clear homogeneity in the mix.
  • The last step, is to separate 100 ml of your final solution and add 400 ml more of distilled water to further dilute it, having ready 500 ml to use on your grow.
  • Precautions: Its recommended to apply the same day of its making so it maintains all of its properties. Always use gloves, mask and safety goggles.

More about how to use STS

Hazard statements

H272 May intensify fire; oxidizing
H290 May be corrosive to metals
H314 Causes severe burns and eye damage
H410 Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautions – prevention

P273 Avoid release to the environment.
P280 Wear protective gloves / eye protection.

Precautions – response

P303 + P361 + P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Immediately contaminate clothing
pull out. Rinse skin with water [or shower].
P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for a long time
amount of minutes; remove contact lenses, if possible; keep rinsing.
P310 Immediately call a POISON CENTER / doctor.


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