What is Sulphuric Acid

Sulphuric acid is a colourless liquid. It is soluble in water with release of heat, but needs to be handled with care. It is used to make fertilisers and other chemicals, in petroleum refining, iron and steel production, water treatment and many other applications.

  • Synonyms: H2S04, Battery Acid, Hydrogen Sulfate, Sulphuric Acid 66BE, Sulphuric Acid 93%, Sulphuric Acid 98%
  • INCI: Sulphuric Acid
  • Chemical Formula: H2SO4
  • CAS Number: 7664-93-9

Product Specifications

Characteristics
Chemical Formula H2SO4
CAS Number 7664-93-9
Molar Weight 98.079 g/mol
Specific Gravity 1.85
Melting Point 10.31 °C
Boiling Point 337°C
Forms Clear colourless, dense, oily liquid
Grades Cosmetic Food Reagent (ACS) Technical
Variations 10% 20% 32% 37% 50% 70% 94% - 98%

Uses and Applications for Sulphuric Acid

Key Applications

  • Agricultural chemicals
  • Batteries
  • Etchant
  • Fertiliser
  • Iron and steel
  • Metal processing
  • Oxidiser
  • Pickling
  • Pulp & Paper
  • Recreational water

Industries

  • Water Treatment
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Polymers
  • Pharma
  • Oil & Gas
  • Cleaning
  • Rubber
  • Lubricants
  • Cosmetics
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Coatings & Construction

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