Name: Silver nitrate
Synonyms: Lapis, argenti nitras, silver nitrate
Cleanliness: Pure 100%
Chemical formula: AgNO3
It is used as a component of electrolyte for silvering, chrome plating, photo and decontamination, and burning of warts.
Silver nitrate is used to obtain other silver compounds. It is used in analytical chemistry, e.g. for detection of aldehydes (Tollens test).
It is also used for silvering mirrors, for obtaining silver halides (mainly silver bromide) used as photosensitive substances in the photographic technique, for the production of explosives (eg silver acetylenes).