Sulfuric acid

common name: battery acid //produced by: Michael Garrison

Chemical formula: H2SO4

USES OF SULFURIC ACID

1) The acid in a car battery.

2) Making Detergents.

3) Paints and dyes.

Properties of Sulfuric acid


  • It is extremely corrosive to skin and all body tissues, hence causes sever burns.
  • It is soluble in water.
  • Pure H2So4 is non-conductor of electricity .
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Other Facts

  • As an acid, sulfuric acid reacts with most bases to give the corresponding sulfate.
  • Sulfuric acid is a highly corrosive
  • molecular weight 98.079 g/mol