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Silver(I) oxide

≥99.99% trace metals basis

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Argentous oxide, Disilver monoxide, Disilver oxide
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≥99.99% trace metals basis


powder and chunks

reaction suitability

reagent type: catalyst
core: silver

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Oxidizing agent for the generation of lactones from diols. Mediates monoprotection of symmetrical diols with alkyl halides in good to excellent yield.
Stoichiometric quantities of Ag2O convert tertiary bromides to esters, ethers, and amines.

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Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Ox. Sol. 1

Storage Class Code

5.1A - Strongly oxidizing hazardous materials



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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J. Serb. Chem. Soc., 53, 411-411 (1988)
Tetrahedron Letters, 48, 5761-5761 (2007)
Bouzide, A. Sauve, G.
Tetrahedron Letters, 38, 5945-5945 (1997)
Y Yonekura et al.
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume, 93(5), 644-649 (2011-04-23)
A silver-containing hydroxyapatite (Ag-HA) coating has been developed using thermal spraying technology. We evaluated the osteoconductivity of this coating on titanium (Ti) implants in rat tibiae in relation to bacterial infection in joint replacement. At 12 weeks, the mean affinity
Ionel Halaciuga et al.
Journal of colloid and interface science, 354(2), 620-623 (2010-12-08)
A novel environmentally friendly solution-based method for preparing dispersed silver particles is described. The simple and convenient approach consists in heating silver oxide particles dispersed in a highly alkaline water/acetone mixture. The data presented clearly show that acetone reduces completely

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