Synonyms: Silver(I) Sulfide
Formula Weight: 247.80 (87.06% Silver metal by weight)
Chemical Formula: Ag2S
Health Rating: –
Flammability Rating: 0 – Not flammable
Reactivity Rating: 0 – Not reactive
Lab Protective Equip: Safety goggles, dust respirator. Good ventilation.
Ingestion: If swallowed, give plenty of water. Get medical attention if symptoms appear.
Skin or Eye Contact: Flush with plenty of water. Get medical attention if symptoms appear.
Fire: Silver Sulfide does not burn.
Wear protective equipment. Clean up in a way that doesn’t disperse the crystals into the air.
Store in a closed container. It does not absorb moisture from the air.
Appearance: Black powder.
Solubility: 0.00014g/1000ml water @ 20°C (68°F).
Specific Gravity: 7.234
pH: none – does not affect the pH of solutions.
Melting Point: 845°C (1,553°F).
Stability: Stable at room temperature in sealed containers.
Acute oral toxicity Toxicology not fully investigated.
Inhalation causes mucus membrane irritation.
Non-hazardous for air, sea and road freight.
Not a DOT controlled material.
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