Sulfuric Acid

By Sid Alexander

Chemical name

The chemical name is Sulfuric Acid

Other names you may know but didn't know it was Sulfuric Acid are:

Battery Acid

Bauxite
Benzol

Chemical Formula

The chemical formula for Sulfuric Acid is: H2SO4

3 Uses of the Chemical

The major use of sulfuric acid is in the production of fertilizers. It is used in petroleum refining to wash impurities out of gasoline and other refinery products. Sulfuric acid is used in processing metals cleaning iron and steel before plating them with tin or zinc.

3 Physical or Chemical Properties of the Chemical

Some physical properties of Sulfuric Acid are:

It is colorless

It is very dangerous to the skin and can cause harmful burns

It is heavy and only comes in liquid form