Muriatic acid is one of the most common simple strong acids, and it has a wide array of uses as a chemical reagent, sanitizer and general cleanser. Also known as hydrochloric acid, it is used in the manufacture of synthe... More »

Brick can be cleaned by mixing muriatic acid and water, brushing or spraying the mixture on the bricks and then rinsing it off. Avoid any skin contact with the mixture. More »

Muriatic acid has a chemical formula of HCl. Each molecule of this compound has one atom of hydrogen and one atom of chlorine. Muriatic acid is an alternate name for hydrochloric acid. More »

Sodium acid pyrosphosphate is a water-soluble chemical used in the food industry to prevent rapid changes in the acidity of a solution when other acids or bases are added. Also known as disodium pyrophosphate, it is used... More »

The acid HI, known as hydroiodic acid, is one of a handful of strong acids. A strong acid is defined based on its acid dissociation constant, which measures how much the hydrogen atom dissociates when the acid is added t... More »

Chlorogenic acid is a group of esters created from trans-cinnamic acids and quinic acids that has many health benefits. A potent antioxidant, chlorogenic acid is found in coffee and black tea. More » Science Chemistry Acids & Bases

According to the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources, acid shock is caused when snow melts and acids that have been gathering in the snow are released into a body of water. The sudden change in water chemistry is known a... More »