Hydrochloric Acid (HCI)
Common name - Muriatic acid ~ By : Logan Benner
Hydrochloric Acid is also used in....
~Production of batteries
~To process sugar
Solubility in water~ Fully miscible.
Melting point~ −26 °C (247 K) 38% solution.
Boiling point~ 110 °C
~It is used to effectively regulate the pH level of a wide variety of manufacturing processes including the production of drinking water, foods and pharmaceuticals.
~Concentrated HCl is highly corrosive. In laboratories, it is advisable to apply a barrier cream to the hands prior to use.
~One of the strongest commercially available cleaners today is hydrochloric acid. Hydrochloric acid is extremely powerful and is recommended as a cleaner.