|Sp. Gravity at 30° C
Attack many metals with liberation of hydrogen, which is inflammable and forms explosive mixture, Hygroscopic in nature, Oxidizing agent.
|Purity (as H2SO4)
|Iron (as Fe)
|Residue on ignition
|Lead (as Pb)
|Arsenic (as As)
Sulphuric acid is an important reagent in a large number of processes. Among the many uses, some of the main ones are :
In the manufacturing of fertilizers mainly phosphates
DANGERS AND PRECAUTIONS FOR HANDLING PRODUCT
- Causes severe damage to eyes, skin & air passage
- Reaction with moist air produces mist, which has severe irritant effect on eyes, skin & air passage.
- Store the material in SS & MS tank. Avoid contact with moisture.
- Fire risk in contact with organic substances