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Silver Nitrate - Solution & Experience

Silver Nitrate Solution & Experience

You have to believe that I had gained a recent knowledge of Silver Nitrate. That doesn't mean, I am an expertise in the subject, chemistry. And for sure I learnt a little from school, with no such big interest in acids, alkaline, salts, solids, elements, addition reaction, Avogadro's number, subatomic particles, pipette, burette, titration, solutions, solvent, solute, valence, thermodynamics etc, etc.,

Ok, Now I'll tell the real thing behind the Chemical, Silver Nitrate, AgNo3.

Silver salts have antiseptic properties. It is used as a cauterizing agent, for example to remove granulation tissue around a wound. Brief exposure will not produce any immediate side effects other than the purple, brown or black stains on the skin, but upon constant exposure to high concentrations, side effects will be noticeable, which include burns. Long-term exposure may cause eye damage. Silver nitrate is known to be a skin and eye irritant - says Wikip…