Nitric Acid, Concentrated, 2.2L

  • ACS Reagent
  • ~15.7M
  • 69 to 71%
  • HNO3
  • 7697-37-2
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  • Ground shipping
    inside USA only.
    Adult signature required
    upon delivery.
  • UN2031, Class 8 (5.1), PG II
  • NC-6071
Price: $99.95
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This 2.2L size of Concentrated Nitric Acid is packed in a special PPQ resin bottle. This bottle is safer than glass and will not discolor in contact with Nitric Acid solutions. This is the largest size Nitric Acid that may be commercially shipped.

Concentrated nitric acid (69 to 71%) is a transparent, colorless or yellowish fuming, suffocating, hygroscopic, corrosive liquid. Attacks almost all metals. Miscible with water and decomposes in alcohol. Dangerous fire risk in contact with organic materials. Highly toxic by inhalation, corrosive to skin and mucous membranes, strong oxidizer.

Nitric acid is commonly used to dissolve gold from printed circuits boards by making aqua regia, typically one part Nitric acid to three parts Hydrochloric acid.

Molarity: 15.7M
Specific Gravity: 1.4

Used in the following patina formulas:

NOTE: Because of U.S. Dept. of Transportation packaging requirements, this 2.2L size ships in units of one, four, or six bottles per box. For example, an order for two bottles will ship in two separate boxes with two Hazardous Material charges. An order for four will ship in one box with only one Hazmat charge.

For shipping, Nitric Acid is in hazardous materials Class 8: Corrosive Substances. It only ships to destinations within the 48 contiguous US states using Standard Ground. A HazMat fee applies. Adult signature required upon delivery. Shipping Nitric Acid to a residence is allowed but shipping to a commercial address is suggested.


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