Silver picrate

  • Silver trinitrophenolate
  • Picragol
  • Picrotol
Formula
(O2N)3C6H2OAg
Structure
Description
A white to light colored solid paste.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
146-84-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
205-682-5
UN (DOT)
1347
Merck
12,8670
Beilstein/Gmelin
4071292
Beilstein Reference
3-06-00-00873

Properties.
Formula
C6H2N3O7*Ag
Formula mass
335.97
Solubility in water
Slightly soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Keep sparks, flames, and other sources of ignition away. Keep material out of water sources and sewers.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use water in flooding quantities as fog. Solid streams of water may spread fire. Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide. Keep run-off water out of sewers and water sources. Cool all affected containers with flooding quantities of water. Apply water from as far a distance as possible.
Fire potential
Flammable/combustible material.
Hazards
May be ignited by heat, sparks or flames. DRIED OUT material may explode if exposed to heat, flame, friction or shock; Treat as an explosive. Keep material wet with water or treat as an explosive. Runoff to sewer may create fire or explosion hazard. MAY EXPLODE AND THROW FRAGMENTS 1600 meters (1 MILE) OR MORE IF FIRE REACHES CARGO.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
TLV (as Ag): ppm; 0.01 mg/m3 (ACGIH 1997).
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
May be toxic if inhaled, igestioned or on contact..
   Skin
Can be absorbed through the skin. May cause burns. See inhalation.
   Eyes
May cause burns. See inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
   Eyes
Flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
1347
Response guide
Hazard class
4.1
Packing Group
I
 
Std. Transport #
4917102