Silver and its compounds

Information sheet

These substances were identified for action under the Chemicals Management Plan (CMP). This screening assessment focuses on the silver moiety and therefore considers silver in its elemental form, silver-containing substances, and all forms of silver found in the environment. The proposed health conclusion includes, but is not limited to the 7 substances identified in the table below; however, the proposed ecological conclusion is limited to those 7 substances.

Summary of publications
Substance group CAS RN Common name DSL name Draft screening assessment Proposed conclusion on section 64 criteria Follow-up activities
Silver and its compounds 7440-22-4 Silver Silver HTML Does not meet Under consideration
7761-88-8 Silver nitrate Nitric acid silver(1++) salt
7783-90-6 Silver chloride Silver chloride (AgCl)
7785-23-1 Silver bromide Silver bromide (AgBr)
10294-26-5 Silver sulfate Sulfuric acid, disilver(1++) salt
20667-12-3 Silver oxide Silver oxide (Ag2O)
21548-73-2 Silver sulfide Silver sulfide
Date Activity
August 2021 Anticipated publication of the final screening assessment.
August 15, 2020 Publication and start of 60-day public comment period on the draft screening assessment. The related notice was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I: Vol. 154, No. 33.
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