Silver Nitrate and Sodium Chromate Reaction

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Experiment 1442 (Double Reaction) Reactant A- Silver Nitrate(aq)~AgNO3 Silver Nitrate is a colorless, odorless crystalline solid that is toxic to the human body. It melts at 414oF and boils at 831oF, has a molar mass of 169.9g, and a density of 4.35 g/cm3. It turns black when exposed to light or something organic. It is soluble in water. It can cause skin discoloration and severe eye irritation when in contact with. Silver Nitrate can be used as a disinfectant and has many uses in medical and industrial fields. Its most early use was for infants. Eye drops containing this chemical would be given to newborns to prevent any hereditary eye infection from the mother; however, it is not used anymore. Silver Nitrate can be used to remove warts by being used as a cauterizing agent in certain procedures. Dentists heal ulcers in the mouth with the help of this substance. To give a clear and detailed reflection, mirrors are coated with Silver Nitrate on one side. Silver Nitrate can also be used in photography, explosives, inks, and pottery. Reactant B- Sodium Chromate(aq)~Na2CrO4 Sodium Chromate is an odorless yellow crystalline powder. It melts at 1457.6oF, has a molar mass of 162g/mol, and a density of 2.7g/cm3. It is soluble in water and slightly soluble in ethanol. Sodium Chromate shouldn’t be inhaled, ingested, or touched (absorbed through skin) as it is toxic and can be fatal. It is not combustible, but it speeds up the combustion of other substances because it is an oxidizing agent. It can react with combustible materials and emit toxic fumes. It is used in paint and ink pigments, as a wood preservative, or a corrosive inhibitor. It is a carcinogen to humans. Product A- Silver Chromate(s)~Ag2CrO4 Silver Chromate is a reddish-brown crystalline substance. It boils at 2822oF, has a molar mass of 331.73

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