Synthesis of Silver nitrite

Dissolve 116 g of silver nitrate in 120 mL of water, then dissolve 50 g of sodium nitrite in 90 mL of water with stirring. Then pour the silver nitrate solution to the sodium nitrite and stir for 10 minutes. Then filter and wash with cold 100 mL of water and 100 mL of ethanol. Dry in a desiccator over anhydrous calcium chloride in a dark room.

AgNO3 + NaNO2 = NaNO3 + AgNO2

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Silver nitrate solution

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Sodium nitrite solution

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Both solutions were combined and stirred

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Wash with water and dry under the suction

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Wash with ethanol in two portions with drying under the suction

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Drying under calcium chloride

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