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Metallic silver - Identification, toxicity, use, water pollution potential, ecological toxicity and regulatory information

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Identifying information, including synonyms, ID numbers, use type, chemical classification, a link to a list of all products containing this chemical and a list of the top crops this pesticide is used on in California.
Signs and symptoms of poisoning, first aid, and links to treatment information for this chemical.
Link to information on toxicity to humans, including carcinogenicity, reproductive and developmental toxicity, neurotoxicity, and acute toxicity.
Links to world-wide registration status as well as regulatory information for the U.S. and California.
Water quality standards and physical properties affecting water contamination potential.
Toxicity to aquatic organisms.
List of chemicals in the same family, including breakdown products, salts, esters, isomers, and other derivatives.
 

Chemical Identification and Use for Metallic silver

Basic Identification Information About This Chemical
Chemical Name: Metallic silver
CAS Number: 7440-22-4
U.S. EPA PC Code: 072501
CA DPR Chem Code: 2125
Molecular Weight: 107.93
Molecular Structure:
Use Type: Fungicide , Herbicide , Microbiocide
Chem Class: Heavy metal , Inorganic-Silver
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Additional Resources About This Chemical Class and Use Type

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Other Names for this Chemical
About Chemical Synonyms
02125 (CA DPR Chem Code Text) , 02125 (CA DPR Chem Code) , 072501 (US EPA PC Code Text) , 2125 (CA DPR Chem Code) , 2125 (CA DPR Chem Code) , 72501 (US EPA PC Code) , 7440-22-4 (CAS number) , 7440224 , 7440224 (CAS number without hyphens) , Argentum , C.I. 77820 , L-3 , Metallic silver , Metallicsilver , Shell Silver , Silber , Silvacol T , Silver , Silver metal
 
Products Containing This Chemical
Current and historic U.S. registered products
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Signs and Symptoms of Metallic silver Poisoning

NOTE! There may be other diseases and chemicals that have similar symptoms.

If you have a poisoning emergency in the United States call 1-800-222-1222.
If the victim has collapsed or is unconscious, call 911.

Symptoms of Metallic silver Exposure from the International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC)

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Route of Exposure

Symptoms

First Aid

Inhalation Fresh air rest.
Skin Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Eyes First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible) then take to a doctor.
Ingestion
Notes for ICSC Information
 

Toxicity Information for Metallic silver

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Summary Toxicity Information

PAN Bad Actor
Chemical
1
Acute
Toxicity
2
Carcinogen Cholinesterase
Inhibitor
Ground
Water Contaminant
Developmental or
Reproductive Toxin
Endocrine
Disruptor
Not Listed Slight Unclassifiable No
 
Indicates high toxicity in the given toxicological category. Indicates no available weight-of-the-evidence summary assessment. For additional information on toxicity from scientific journals or registration documents, see the "Additional Resources for Toxicity " section of the chemical detail page.
1. PAN Bad Actors are chemicals that are one or more of the following: highly acutely toxic, cholinesterase inhibitor, known/probable carcinogen, known groundwater pollutant or known reproductive or developmental toxicant. NOTE! Because there are no authoritative lists of Endocrine Disrupting (ED) chemicals, EDs are not yet considered PAN Bad Actor chemicals.
2. The acute toxicity reported on this page is of the pure chemical ingredient only and may not reflect the acute toxicity of individual pesticide products. To view acute toxicity of individual products, click on 'View Products' link in the 'Chemical Identification' section above.

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Detailed Toxicity Information

Acute Toxicity 2
Metallic silver
WHO Acute Hazard
TRI Acute Hazard
Material Safety Data Sheets
Acute rating from U.S. EPA product label
U.S. NTP Acute Toxicity Studies
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Cholinesterase Inhibitor
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Available
Slightly Toxic
No NTP Studies

No
2. The acute toxicity reported on this page is of the pure chemical ingredient only and may not reflect the acute toxicity of individual pesticide products. To view acute toxicity of individual products, click on 'View Products' link in the 'Chemical Identification' section above.
 
Cancer Information
Metallic silver
IARC Carcinogens
U.S. NTP Carcinogens
California Prop 65 Known Carcinogens
U.S. EPA Carcinogens
TRI Carcinogen
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
D, Unclassifiable, no reason given
Not Listed
 
Endocrine Disruption
Metallic silver
Illinois EPA list
Keith list
Colborn list
Benbrook list
Danish Inert list
EU list
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 
Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity
Metallic silver
CA Prop 65 Developmental Toxin
U.S. TRI Developmental Toxin
CA Prop 65 Female Reproductive Toxin
CA Prop 65 Male Reproductive Toxin
U.S. TRI Reproductive Toxin
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 
Chemicals of Special Concern
Metallic silver
PAN Bad Actors
PAN Dirty Dozen list
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

Water Pollution Potential and Criteria for Metallic silver

Water Pollution Potential

PAN Ground Water Contaminant Rating Insufficient Data
 

Water Standards and Criteria

U.S. National Drinking Water Standards and Health Criteria
g/L unless noted  
Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) 0  
Maximum Contaminant Level Goal (MCLG)  
One Day Exposure Health Advisory Level 200.0  
Ten Day Exposure Health Advisory Level 200.0  
Lifetime Exposure Health Advisory Level 100.0 Notes: I3  
Reference Dose 5.00 (g/kg/day) Notes: I3  
U.S. Drinking Water Equivalent Level 200.0  
Concentration with Lifetime Cancer Risk of 1 in 10,000  
U.S. National Water Quality Criteria
g/L unless noted  
Fresh Water Quality Criteria Continuous Exposure  
Fresh Water Quality Criteria Maximum Peak 3.20 Notes: d,e,g  
Salt Water Quality Criteria Continuous Exposure
Salt Water Quality Criteria Max 1.90 Notes: d,g
Human Consumption of Organisms from Water Source
Human Consumption of Water and Organisms from Water Source
Taste and Odor Criteria
WHO Water Quality Criteria
Description Available data inadequate to permit derivation of health-based guideline value
Notes Notes: n
Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life
g/L unless noted  
Fresh Water Guidelines .1
Salt Water Guidelines
 

Regulatory Information for Metallic silver

International Regulatory Status

Registration in Selected Countries Registration in Selected Countries:
Metallic silver

 
UNEP Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP)
UNEP Prior Informed Consent Chemical (PIC)
WHO Obsolete Pesticide
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

U.S. and California Regulatory Status

U.S. EPA Registered
U.S. EPA Hazardous Air Pollutant
U.S. EPA Minimum Risk Pesticide (25b list)

CA Registered
CA Groundwater Contaminant
CA Toxic Air Contaminant
Yes
Not Listed
No

Yes
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

Maximum Tolerance and Residue Levels

Codex Alimentarius
   (UN FAO Maximum Residue Limits)
U.S. Maximum Tolerance Levels
European Union Maximum Residue Levels
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Ecotoxicity for Metallic silver

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Aquatic Ecotoxicity

All Toxic Effects for Organism Group
Organism Group Effects Noted
Amphibians Mortality
Annelida Accumulation, Mortality
AquaticPlants Accumulation, Population
Crustaceans Accumulation, Behavior
Echinoderms Development, Genetics, Reproduction
Fish Accumulation, Biochemistry, Enzyme(s), Genetics, Morphology, Mortality
Insects Mortality
Molluscs Accumulation, Behavior, Biochemistry, Growth, Mortality
Phytoplankton Accumulation, Biochemistry, Growth, Mortality, Physiology, Population
Zooplankton Accumulation, Biochemistry, Development, Growth, Intoxication, Mortality, Physiology, Reproduction
~ Un-Assigned Accumulation, Development, Genetics, Mortality, Population, Reproduction
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Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group
Organism Group Average Acute Toxicity Acute Toxicity Range
Amphibians Very Highly Toxic Very Highly Toxic
Annelida Highly Toxic Highly Toxic
Fish Highly Toxic High to Very High Toxicity
Phytoplankton Very Highly Toxic High to Very High Toxicity
Zooplankton Very Highly Toxic High to Very High Toxicity
~ Un-Assigned Very Highly Toxic Very Highly Toxic
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Terrestrial Ecotoxicity

Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group

Sorry, no honeybee acute toxicity data available for this chemical. Try related chemicals.

Note: Population-level effects on honeybees may occur even if a pesticide has low acute toxicity. For example, certain pesticides interfere with honeybee reproduction, ability to navigate, or temperature regulation, any of which can have an effect on long-term survival of honeybee colonies. The neonicotinoids, pyrethroids and keto-enol pesticides are some types of pesticides causing one or more of these effects.
Honeybee Chronic Toxicity

Sorry, no honeybee chronic toxicity data available for this chemical. Try related chemicals.

Related Chemicals for Metallic silver

CAS Number Relation Reason Chemical Name Chem Detail Registration Symptoms California Use Chem Use Type U.S. EPA Reg PAN Bad Actor
7440-22-4 Parent P Metallic silver View View View View Microbiocide, Fungicide, Herbicide Yes Not Listed
Related 4 Ammonium hydroxide - C8 fatty acid silver complex View View View View Microbiocide No Not Listed
127814-43-1 Related 4 Copper silver oxide View View View View No Not Listed
24927-67-1 Related 4 Fatty acid* - silver complex *(100% C8) View View View View Microbiocide, Fungicide, Herbicide No Not Listed
563-63-3 Related 4 Silver acetate View View View View Microbiocide, Fungicide, Herbicide No Not Listed
534-16-7 Related 4 Silver carbonate View View View View Microbiocide, Fungicide, Herbicide No Not Listed
7783-90-6 Related 4 Silver chloride View View View View Microbiocide, Fungicide, Herbicide Yes Not Listed
506-64-9 Related 4 Silver cyanide View View View View No Not Listed
7775-41-9 Related 4 Silver fluoride View View View View Microbiocide, Fungicide, Herbicide No Not Listed
7783-96-2 Related 4 Silver iodide, colloidal View View View View Microbiocide, Fungicide, Herbicide No Not Listed
Related 4 Silver nanoparticles View View View View Microbiocide No Not Listed
7761-88-8 Related 4 Silver nitrate View View View View Microbiocide, Fungicide, Herbicide, Plant Growth Regulator Yes Not Listed
Related 4 Silver nitrate oxide View View View View No Not Listed
7784-09-0 Related 4 Silver orthophosphate (Ag3PO4) View View View View Microbiocide, Fungicide, Herbicide No Not Listed
1301-96-8, 155645-89-9 Related 4 Silver oxide (Ag4O4) View View View View Microbiocide, Fungicide, Herbicide Yes Not Listed
Related 4 Silver salt of partially polymerized mannuronic acid View View View View Microbiocide No Not Listed
Related 4 Silver sodium hydrogen zirconium phosphate (Ag0.18Na0.57H0.25Zr2(PO4)3) View View View View Microbiocide Yes Not Listed
10294-26-5 Related 4 Silver sulfate View View View View Yes Not Listed
1701-93-5 Related 4 Silver thiocyanate View View View View Microbiocide, Fungicide, Herbicide No Not Listed
Related 4 Silver thiosulfate View View View View No Not Listed
53404-00-5 Related 4 Silver thiuronium acrylate co-polymer View View View View Microbiocide, Fungicide, Herbicide No Not Listed
21548-73-2 Related 4 Silver(1+) sulfide View View View View No Not Listed
14701-21-4 Related 4 Silver, ionic View View View View Microbiocide, Fungicide, Herbicide Yes Not Listed
Related 4 Sodium silver thiosulfate View View View View Herbicide No Not Listed
 
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