Hydrochloric Acid

Hydrochloric Acid, an aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride, is created through the dissolution of hydrogen chloride gas into water. This solution is transparent and possesses a unique, sharp odor. It falls into the category of strong acids and serves as a constituent of the stomach acid present in the digestive systems of nearly all animal species, including humans. Hydrochloric acid holds significance as a vital reagent in laboratories and plays a crucial role in various industrial applications.

HCI, Hydrogen chloride, Muriatic acid, Chlorhydric Acid
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Liquid (clear)

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Metal working
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Laboratory chemicals
  • Leather processing
  • Water treatment
  • Cleaning products
  • Metal finishing
  • Oil and Gas
  • pH control


  • Pulp & Paper
  • Pharma
  • Energy Services
  • Cleaning
  • CASE & Construction
  • Polymers
  • Mining
  • Beauty & Personal Care
  • Water Treatment
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Agriculture
  • Lubricants
  • Chemical Processing
  • Rubber