Silver(I) fluoride

chemical compound

Silver(I) fluoride is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is AgF. It contains silver in its +1 oxidations state. It also contains fluoride ions.

Silver(I) fluoride

Properties change

It is a yellow-brown solid. It can turn black when in moist air. It dissolves easily in water. It is an oxidizing agent because of the silver ion.

Preparation change

It is made by reacting silver(I) carbonate with hydrofluoric acid.

Uses change

It is used to add fluoride to organic compounds.

Safety change

Silver compounds can stain skin. They are also oxidizing agents and should be kept away from metal.

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