What is Nitric Acid

Nitric acid is a colourless liquid that is used in the manufacture of inorganic and organic nitrates and nitro compounds for fertilisers, dye intermediates, explosives, and many different organic chemicals.

  • Synonyms: Aqua fortis, Azotic acid, Engraver's acid, Hydrogen nitrate, Nitral, Nitric Acid 40Be, Nitryl hydroxide
  • INCI: Nitric Acid
  • Chemical Formula: HNO3
  • CAS Number: 7697-37-2

Product Specifications

Characteristics

Chemical Formula HNO3
CAS Number 7697-37-2
Molar Weight 63,01 g/mol
Specific Gravity 1.115
Melting Point - 42° C
Boiling Point 83° C

Uses and Applications for Nitric Acid

Industries

  • Pharma
  • Oil & Gas
  • Cleaning
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Cosmetics
  • Polymers
  • Rubber

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