Nitric Acid 65% w/v

28th October 2018



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Why should you Buy Nitric Acid 65% w/v from ReAgent?

We sell nitric acid 65% in 2.5L containers, with discounts available for bulk orders. We also offer further options with all our products, including bespoke blending and bulk quantities.

This product is sold with 64.8% to 65.2% concentration and minimum levels of impurities, including less than 0.5ppm chloride, 1 ppm fluoride and 5 ppm non-volatile matter. Full details can be found on the Sales Product Specification, available to download from our website.

Chemical and Physical Properties

  • Name: Nitric acid
  • Molecular formula: HNO3
  • Molecular weight: 62.99 g/mol
  • Appearance: Colourless to light yellow liquid, with an acrid and suffocating odour
  • Highly hygroscopic
  • Boiling point: 83°C (181°F)
  • Melting point: -41.6°C(-44°F)
  • Solubility: Very soluble in water
  • Decomposition: Under high humidity or temperature, it decomposes to nitrogen peroxide, nitrogen oxide and hydrogen nitrate
  • Corrosivity: Classed as highly caustic and corrosive


Safety and Hazards

  • Not combustible, but may enhance the risk of combustion for other compounds
  • Can release toxic fumes in a fire
  • There is a risk of fire and explosion on contact with organic materials
  • May stain the skin yellow
  • If inhaled, may cause difficulty breathing and sore throat
  • Nitric acid is a strong oxidant, and it may react violently with combustible and reducing compounds
  • Nitric acid is also a strong acid and may react violently with alkaline compounds and metals
  • Nitric acid may react with organic compounds


Over 40 years’ Experience

ReAgent has been in the market for over 30 years, and during that time as a chemical manufacturer, we’ve built an enviable reputation for high-quality products and excellent customer service. If you need help, a member of our customer service team will be glad to help before, during and after your purchase. Simply contact us for further information or free technical advice.


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