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Hydrochloric acid consists of hydrogen chloride dissolved in water. It has no color and is highly corrosive when concentrated. This strong acid is used for industrial purposes, including cleaning metal surfaces and manuf... More »

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Hydrochloric acid does many different things, finding use in both the home and factories. Hydrochloric acid is an aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride. Muriatic is a common name for this highly corrosive mineral acid. More »

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Hydrochloric acid, whose formula is HCL (aqueous), is a strong corrosive acid used mostly as a laboratory reagent. It is also an aqueous solution of water and hydrogen chloride, an acidic gas. More »

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Hydrochloric acid has a large number of applications, ranging from the industrial sector to the pharmaceutical and food sector. According to AkzoNobel, the most important uses for hydrochloric acid are metal pickling, io... More »

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In the United States, hydrochloric acid is produced via four main processes: the synthesis of chlorine and hydrogen, the chlorination of organic substances, the salt-sulfuric acid production method and the manufacture of... More »

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Some toilet bowl cleaners contain hydrochloric acid, such as Lysol Brand Toilet Bowl Cleaner, Sno Drops Toilet Bowl Cleaner and Lime-A-Way Toilet Bowl Cleaner. Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaner contains 9.5 percent hydrochloric ... More »

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Metals to the left of hydrogen in the electrochemical series react with hydrochloric acid. These elements include lithium, potassium, calcium, sodium, magnesium, aluminum, zinc, iron and lead. Metals to the right of hydr... More »

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