Silver Nitrate Remover
Name: James M.
What is used to remove silver nitrate from clothes? I am,
in fact not looking for the formula of silver nitrate, but was wondering
if you could tell me the formula of the removal agent.
You have a problem that wwill not be easily solved. Silver nitrate is freely
soluble in water. Alas, the stain left by silver nitrate in your clothes
silver nitrate -- it is silver metal. There is no common cleaning agent that
will remove the silver if it has soaked into the fibers. Of course, it will
dissolve in nitric acid. However, I think you can appreciate the folly of that
approach. I think you will have to live with the stain and be more careful in
the future to not get silver nitrate on your skin or clothes.
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