Silver methylsulfonate

  • Methanesulfonic acid, silver salt
  • Silver methanesulfonate
Formula
CH3AgO3S
Structure
Description
White to gray white crystalline powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
2386-52-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
219-199-2
RTECS
PB2685000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
3704857
Beilstein Reference
4-04-00-00010
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
CH3O3S*Ag
Formula mass
202.96
Melting point, °C
263
Vapor density (air=1)
7.02

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of sulfur, carbon dioxide, oxides of silver.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. May cause burns to the digestive tract.
   Inhalation
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. May cause burns to the respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause skin burns.
   Eyes
May cause eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.