National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-10300-a

Testing Status of Silver nitrate - 10300-A

 

CASRN: 7761-88-8

Formula: Ag.H-N-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Nitric acid silver(1+)salt (9CI)

Known Uses

Photography, silver plating, mirror manufacture, coloring porcelain, indelible inks, intermediate (inks and hair dyes), reagent, veterinary uses, antiseptic.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Special Studies

  • C. elegans  (S0945)  Completed 
    • C. elegans

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • Neurotoxicology Assessment (Dosed-Water)  (NTA94028)  Completed 
    • Citation: Animal Neurobehavioral Test Battery in NTP Assessment In: Advances in Neurobehavioral Toxicology: Applications in Environmental & Occupational Health (Barry L. Johnson, ED.), Lewis Publishers, Inc. pp. 403-418 (1990).
    • Male Rats: F344/N
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