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Nitric Acid 55%


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Nitric Acid 55%

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Nitric acid is a highly corrosive mineral acid with the chemical formula HNO3. The pure compound is colourless, but older samples tend to have a yellow colour due to decomposition into oxides of nitrogen and water.

  • Used in the production of fertilizers
  • Used as an oxidant in the production of nylon
  • In a low concentration (approximately 10%), nitric acid is often used to artificially age pine and maple

Nitric Acid: >55%

Hazard Class: 8

Packing Group: 2

Hazard Phrazes: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May intensify fire; oxidiser. May be corrosive to metals.

Prec Phrazes: Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container to Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. Keep/Store away from clothing/

corrosive CLP Image oxidiser CLP Image

Cas No: 7697-37-2
Einecs No: 231-714-2


Nitric Acid 55%
Code Pack Price Qty  
GPC9991-E 1L £13.18