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What is the product of S03 plus H20?

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The product of SO3 and H2O is H2SO4, also known as sulfuric acid, an important industrial chemical. The combination of gaseous SO3, also known as sulfur trioxide, and liquid water produces a violent exothermic reaction.

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What is the product of S03 plus H20?
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Sulfuric acid is a clear, viscous, highly corrosive liquid. It was known in antiquity as oil of vitriol and is commonly used in batteries and as a cleaning agent. Sulfur trioxide is manufactured industrially as a precursor to sulfuric acid. The gas is highly corrosive and causes serious burns if inhaled or ingested. It is also a significant pollutant and a primary agent in acid rain.

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