Weak nitric acid (HNO3) is produced by the absorption of nitrogen oxide by water. Weak nitric acid is used for production of ammonium nitrate, compound fertilizers, and for the oxidizing processes of pickling metals.
Main technical characteristics
|Main specifications||Normal values for the grade|
|Top grade||1st grade||2nd grade|
|Appearance||Colorless or yellow liquid, free of suspended matter|
|Mass fraction of nitric acid, %, no less than||57.0||56.0||46.0|
|Mass fraction of nitrogen oxide, %, no more than (in calculation on N2O4)||0.07||0.1||0.2|
|Mass fraction of the residues after incineration, %, not more than||0.004||0.02||0.05|
Weak nitric acid – is a non-combustible, fire dangerous liquid, which causes spontaneous ignition of materials in the contact of various combustible materials.
Weak nitric acid is transported by all transport means, in compliance with goods transportation regulations applied to this type of transport means. Individual means of skin and respiratory system protection shall be used while handling acid.
Shelf life – 6 months from the date of production.
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