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Nitric Acid

Nitric Acid
Nitric Acid
Product Code : 09
Product Description

Nitric acid which is also known as aqua fortis and spirit of niter, is a highly corrosive mineral acid. It is also the primary reagent used for nitration, means to the addition of a nitro group. This is also used as a strong oxidizing agent.

Properties :-

  • Synonyms : Aqua fortis, Sprit of niter, Hydrogen nitrate, Acidum nitricum
  • CAS NO : 7697-37-2
  • EC NO : 231-714-2
  • Empirical Formula : HNO3
  • Molecular Weight : 63.01
  • Color : Colorless to pale amber
  • Vapour Pressure : 8 mmHg at 20°C
  • BP : 120.5°C
  • Density : 1.48 g/ml @20°C
  • Assay : 59 to 63 %

Feature :-

  • Strong acid at ambient temperature.
  • Can act as a base w.r.t an acid, such as Sulfuric acid.
  • Act as a powerful oxidizing agent.

Nitric Acid Pure Composition :- 

Sr
no.
 
Tests
 
Specifications
 
Results
1 Description Clear colorless liquid Clear colorless liquid
2 Assay 69 - 72% 71.73%
3 Wt /ml at 20°C 1.41 - 1.42g 1.418g
4 Non–volatile matter <0.01% <0.01%
5 Hydrochloric acid (HCl) <0.005% <0.005%
6 Sulphuric acid (H2SO4) <0.01% <0.01%
7 Arsenic (As) <0.0001% <0.0001%
8 Iron (Fe) <0.005% <0.005%
9 Lead (Pb) <0.0005% <0.0005%
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