articles

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 »

www.reference.com Science Chemistry Acids & Bases

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 »

www.reference.com Science Chemistry

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 »

www.reference.com Science Chemistry
similar articles

A strong acid is any chemical compound that completely dissociates once it comes into contact with water. The dissociation must be full in order for the compound to be considered a strong acid. Conversely, weak acids do ... More »

www.reference.com Science Chemistry Acids & Bases

A diprotic acid can lose two hydrogen positive ions or protons from its molecule when dissolved in water. On the other hand, a monoprotic acid can only donate one proton per molecule in an aqueous solution. More »

www.reference.com Science Chemistry Acids & Bases

A strong acid is one that is 100 percent ionized in a solution, and a weak acid is one that doesn't ionize fully when dissolved in water. Sulfuric acid is an example of a strong acid, and hydrogen fluoride is a weak acid... More »

www.reference.com Science Chemistry Acids & Bases

The neutralization of an acidic substance is accomplished by combining it with a basic substance, which results in the formation of water and a salt, explains UC Davis ChemWiki. The neutralization reaction occurs due to ... More »

www.reference.com Science Chemistry Acids & Bases