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20667-12-3 - Silver(I) oxide, 99+% (metals basis) - 11407 - Alfa Aesar

11407 Silver(I) oxide, 99+% (metals basis)

CAS Number
20667-12-3
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 99.60
100g 311.40
500g 1404.00
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Silver(I) oxide, 99+% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00003404
EINECS
243-957-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
Ag2O
Formula Weight
231.74
Form
Powder
Melting point
230° dec.
Density
7.2
Sensitivity
Light Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in dilute HNO{3} and ammonia. Practically insoluble in water. Insoluble in alcohol

Applications

Polishing glass, coloring glass yellow, catalyst, purifying drinking water, lab reagent, carbon dioxide scrubber, and chemical sensors. It is used in the preparation of other silver compounds, and silver-oxide batteries. In organic chemistry, silver oxide finds use as an oxidizing agent for aldehyes to produce carboxylic acids.

Notes

Photosensitive; decomposes at temperatures above 280 °C.

Literature References

Nandkumar, A. M.; Ranjit, M. C.; Kumar, S. S. P.; Hari, P. R.; Ramesh, P.; Sreenivasan, K. Antimicrobial Silver Oxide Incorporated Urinary Catheters for Infection Resistance. Trends Biomater. Artif. Organs. 2010, 24 (3), 156-164.

Rahman, M. M.; Khan, S. B.; Jamal, A.; Faisal, M.; Asiri, A. M. Highly sensitive methanol chemical sensor based on undoped silver oxide nanoparticles prepared by a solution method. Microchimica Acta 2012, 178, 99-106.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H271-H318-H400-H410-H303

May cause fire or explosion; strong oxidizer. Causes serious eye damage. Very toxic to aquatic life. Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects. May be harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P221-P283-P210-P220-P273-P280-P305+P351+P338-P306+P360-P371+P380+P375-P501a

Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles. Wear fire/flame resistant/retardant clothing. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF ON CLOTHING: Rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes. In case of major fire and large quantities: Evacuate area. Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,8521
Hazard Class
5.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2843.29
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
VW4900000

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