HS Code : 28061000 | CAS NO. : 7647-01-0

General description:

Chemical Formula of hydrochloric acid: HCL

  • Hydrochloric acid (HCL) is a product of a mixer of Hydrogen and chlorine, both of which are formed during the on-site electrolysis process. It is a colorless fluid with a sharp edge & produces irritating vapour. It comprises hydrogen chloride gas which is dissolved in water. Sink and mix with water.

  • HCL acid is also called muriatic acid. HCl molecule has a one-to-one ratio of hydrogen and chlorine. It is an extremely corrosive and toxic chemical compound that reacts with many metals to form explosive hydrogen gas, and it leads to acute burns, irritation of eyes and also, mucous membranes.

  • Hydrogen acid is accessible in different grades, which are recovered, technical, reagent, and food processing. Normally, the commercial grades are marginally yellow because they have some impurities, particularly dissolved iron. The reagent grade is perfectly clear and colorless because it contains HCL 37.1%.

Application & Usage:

  • Hydrochloric acid uses in the manufacturing of organic compounds such as vinyl chloride & dichloromethane for plastics or PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride).
  • HCL acid is utilized in the revival of ion exchange resins & is particularly used to wash the cations from the resins.
  • HCL is used for water treatment chemicals to prepare compounds.
  • In the textile industry, it is used for bleaching clothes & in the leather tanning industry it helps to process leather.
  • HCL is utilized to remove rust and stains from iron, copper, and other kinds of metals.
  • In the household, it is mainly used for cleaning bathrooms and kitchens and also to sanitize it thoroughly.
  • Hydrochloric acid uses to freshen table salts.
  • In the pharmaceutical industry, it helps with controlling the pH of products, foods, and water and also, regulating the acidity of the solution.
  • HCL significantly assists in oil production, it is injected into the rock and due to the reaction, it forms large-pore structures.
  • It is necessary to clarify the cane sugar.
  • Hydrochloric acid uses in manufacturing glue and gelatin.>
  • It is an important chemical to produce synthetic rubber and plastics.
  • HCL acid used to produce aqua regia to dissolve noble metals like gold and platinum.
  • HCL acid is helpful to produce corn sugar & glucose from starch.

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Is HCl acid a volatile acid?

HCL is a volatile chemical & membrane distillation will bifurcate it from its solutions.

What is another name for hydrochloric acid?

It is also called GASTRIC ACID because it is produced by dissolving water chloride from hydrogen.

Is the hydrochloric acid used to manufacture food and beverages harmful?

HCL is safe to use in the food and beverages industry. Food and beverages have small amounts of HCL that is “neutralized and buffered during ingestion and digestion or after absorption” as per the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Why is hydrochloric acid used in swimming pools?

Hydrochloric acid is used to maintain the pH level of swimming pool water because chlorine levels in pool water are dependent on the pH of the water, which can be optimized with chemicals such as hydrochloric acid.

Is prolonged exposure to hydrochloric acid dangerous?

Yes, long-term exposure to hydrochloric acid can be dangerous. Occasional exposure can occur in industrial environments by skin contact during the production or by respiration.


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