Sulfuric Acid (Analytical Use)

27th October 2018



An image showing Sulfuric Acid (Analytical Use) in a 2.5litre container

Looking for Sulfuric Acid?

We supply sulphuric acid in 2.5L and 25L containers, with discounts available for bulk orders. We also offer a wide range of sulphuric acid products, with various concentrations and applications. In addition, with all our products we offer further options, including custom labelling and bespoke blending.

Chemical and Physical Properties of Sulfuric Acid

  • Name: Sulfuric acid
  • Alternative names: Dihydrogen sulphate, oil of vitriol, battery acid, dipping acid
  • Molecular formula: H2SO4
  • Molecular weight: 98 g/mol
  • Appearance: Odourless and colourless liquid, with a viscous consistency and a marked acid taste
  • Boiling point: 337°C (554°F)
  • Melting point: 10°C (51°F)
  • Solubility: Miscible in water and alcohol, generating heat
  • Decomposition: Decomposes at high temperatures, releasing toxic gases including sulphur oxides
  • Corrosivity: Extremely corrosive to most metals, with the exception of lead and steel
  • pH: Forms acidic solutions
  • Threshold odour: Most people can detect sulphuric acid at 1 mg/cu m, and it becomes irritating at 1.1 mg/cu m
  • Therapeutic uses: Can be used in very diluted solutions to treat gastric hypoactivity

What is Sulfuric Acid Used For?

  • Adhesives and bleaching products
  • Fuel and fuel additives
  • Ion exchange chemicals
  • Pigments and dyes
  • Plating agents and surface treating agents
  • Petroleum production and propellants
  • Solvents and surface active agents
  • Adsorbents and absorbents
  • Agricultural products
  • Corrosion inhibitors and batteries
  • Electrical and electronic products

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We offer a wide range of products, from petrochemicals to pharmaceuticals, as well as speciality test kits and bespoke chemicals. With over 40 years’ experience in the field, we’ve built an enviable reputation for high-quality products and excellent customer care.


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