Silver Acetate is a chemical compound which is white crystalline in nature. It is Photosensitive which means sensitive to the light. It is used in manufacturing anti smoking medicines in the medical field.
Properties Of Silver Acetate
|Molecular weight||166.912 g/mol|
|Density||3.26 g/cm3, solid|
|Chemical names||Silver(I) acetate, Silver monoacetate, silver (1+) salt, Silver ethanoate|
|Boiling point||Decomposes at 220 °C|
Silver Acetate Structural Formula
Silver acetate is formed when acetic acid reacts with silver carbonate at 45–60 °C and when cooled to room temperature it precipitates.
2 CH3CO2H + Ag2CO3 → 2 AgO2CCH3 + H2O + CO2
The structural formula of Silver Acetate is as shown below in the picture.
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