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A 480mL clear glass bottle of reagent grade nitric acid by Alchemie Labs with detailed labeling and safety information.

Nitric Acid

SKU HNO3-45A480 Category
Nitric Acid, essential for metal processing, etching, and laboratory work. This high-purity, industrial-grade oxidizing agent ensures precision and efficiency in various applications, making it a vital component in scientific and industrial settings.


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When dealing with Nitric Acid, prioritizing safety is paramount. This highly concentrated acid requires careful handling, using protective gear such as gloves and goggles, and ensuring proper ventilation. Store it in a cool, dry place, away from incompatible materials. Regular training and adherence to safety protocols are essential to prevent accidents, ensuring the well-being of all handlers and maintaining a safe working environment.

Compliance with regulatory standards is crucial for Nitric Acid. Our product adheres to strict health, safety, and environmental regulations, ensuring its safe and responsible use. By meeting these standards, we provide a high-quality product that aligns with legal requirements, offering assurance in its application across various industries. This commitment to compliance underscores our dedication to quality, safety, and environmental stewardship.

Proper storage of Nitric Acid is key to maintaining its stability and extending its shelf life. It should be stored in a cool, dry, and well-ventilated area, away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. This careful storage prevents degradation and preserves the acid’s potency, ensuring it remains effective and reliable for its intended industrial and laboratory applications over time.

Metal Processing: Nitric Acid is integral in metal processing, especially in pickling operations. It effectively removes rust, scale, and other impurities from metal surfaces, preparing them for further treatments like coating or painting. This ensures a clean, reactive surface, crucial for high-quality metal products.

Etching and Cleaning: In etching and cleaning, this concentration of Nitric Acid is used to clean glassware and etch metals. Its ability to dissolve residues and create detailed patterns on metal surfaces makes it invaluable in precision manufacturing and laboratory settings.

Oxidizing Agent: As a powerful oxidizing agent, Nitric Acid facilitates various chemical reactions. It’s used to oxidize metals and organic compounds, playing a critical role in synthesizing a wide range of chemical products, from industrial chemicals to pharmaceuticals.

Laboratory Reagent: In laboratories, Nitric Acid is a commonly used reagent. Its precise concentration is essential for accurate chemical analysis, sample preparation, and as a standard in titration experiments, ensuring reliable and reproducible results.

Plating and Galvanizing: This acid is crucial in preparing metal surfaces for plating and galvanizing. It cleans and etches surfaces, ensuring that coatings adhere properly and uniformly, which is vital for corrosion resistance and aesthetic appeal in finished metal products.

Dissolving Precious Metals: Nitric Acid is used in the refining and recovery of precious metals. It dissolves impurities and separates valuable metals like gold and platinum, making it an essential tool in the jewelry and metal refining industries.

Environmental Testing: In environmental testing, Nitric Acid is used for analyzing soil and water samples. It helps in determining nitrogen concentrations, crucial for monitoring environmental pollution and understanding nutrient cycles in ecosystems.

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