Other names and formula
Acidum salis, muriatic acid, and spirits of salt are some name.
Formula : HCl
Uses of hydrocloric acid.
It helps break down your lunch in your stomach. It is used in the production of chlorides, fertilizers, and dyes.
melts at 247 K
boils at 383 K
density is 1.18 g/cm3
Is found diluted amounts in the stomach of humans and animals as gastric acid. In high concentrations, HCl releases an acid mist into the air. Can be corrosive to the skin , eyes, and mucous membrane.