Silver Chloride Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Silver Chloride Properties

Silver Chloride

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Silver chloride is used to make photographic paper since it reacts with photons to form latent image and via photoreduction. The silver chloride electrode is a common reference electrode in electrochemistry. It has been used as an antidote for mercury poisoning, assisting in the elimination of mercury. It is used to create yellow, amber, and brown shades in stained glass manufacture. It is also used in bandages and wound healing products.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White solid
Boiling Point 1547°C
CAS Number 7783-90-6
Crystal Structure Halite
Density 5.56 g/cm3
IUPAC Name Silver(I) Chloride
InChI 1S/Ag.ClH/h;1H/q+1;/p-1
Melting Point 457°C
Molar Mass 143.32 g/mol
Molecular Formula AgCl
NFPA 704 H-2,F-0,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number VW3563000
Refractive 2.071
Solubility 1.93 mg/l
Synonyms Cerargyrite;Chlorargyrite;Horn Silver;Silverchloride;Silver Monochloride uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X