What is Hydrochloric Acid

Hydrochloric acid from Brenntag is a strong corrosive acid that is commonly used as a laboratory reagent. It is formed by dissolving hydrogen chloride in water. Hydrochloric acid has many uses in the production of chlorides, fertilisers, dyes, electroplating, photographic, textile, and rubber industries.

  • Synonyms: HCI, Hydrochloric acid 22Be, Hydrogen chloride, Muriatic acid
  • INCI: Hydrochloric Acid
  • Chemical Formula: HCl
  • CAS Number: 7647-01-0

Product Specifications


Chemical Formula HCl
CAS Number 7647-01-0
Molar Weight 36,46 g/mol
Specific Gravity 1.18
Melting Point -13.7 °C
Boiling Point 108.6 °C

Uses and Applications for Hydrochloric Acid


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

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