Hydrochloric acid

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Chlor Alkali

Hydrochloric acid is the aqueous solution of the gas hydrogen chloride (HCl).The solution is a strong acid, and as such takes a prominent place in the industry. Pure hydrochloric acid is a colorless solution with a pungent odor. Upon contamination by iron, chlorine or organics, it may have a weak to strong yellow color. Hydrochloric acid is used for a wide variety of applications within the chemical industry.

  • Product name

    Hydrochloric acid
  • Brand

    Nouryon
  • Chemical family

    Chlor Alkali
  • CAS number

    7647-01-0
  • Physical form

    Liquid
  • Regional availability

    Global
  • Chemical name

    Hydrochloric acid
  • Molecular Weight

    36.46
  • Applications

    Chemically pure hydrochloric acid is used in several demanding applications like drinking water production, membrane technology and pH control, food and pharmaceutical applications, as raw material for consumable products, and as auxiliary substance in their production process. Technical hydrochloric acid is used in many more applications. The required quality of the hydrochloric acid should be assessed by the customer in cooperation with Nouryon.

Market Segments

Industry

Functions

  • pH Control,
  • Acidizing Agent,
  • Chemical Reagent,
  • Etching Agent

Applications

  • Etching,
  • Leaching,
  • pH adjustment,
  • Regeneration of ion exchangers,
  • Chemical reagent,
  • Cleaning agent,
  • Extraction