Hydrochloric Acid is also Known as

  1. Galic Acid
  2. Picric Acid
  3. Muriatic Acid
  4. Chloric Acid
Pushpendra Pal Dean Asked on 5th November 2014 in Chemistry.
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Muriatic Acid

Hydrochloric acid (HCI) also have other name are Muriatic acid and Spirits of salt. This comical compound is colourless or odourless solution of hydrogen chloride. Produced a big part of organic compound such as vinyl chloride and dichloride by this acid.

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Muriatic acid is prepared form hydrogen chloride. Hydrogen chloride form of a number of processes is dissolved in water to yield Hydrochloric or muriatic acid.

Here are some used of Hydrochloric Acid:

  •  To purify common salt
  • To process leathers in the tanning industry
  • To regenerate ion exchanges
  • To dissolve rock in oil production

Breif information about Hydrochloric Acid

  • Systematic name: Hydrochloric acid
  • Other names: Muratic acid, Spirit of salt
  • Molecular formula: HCI in water (H2O)
  • Molar mass: 36.46 g/mol (HCI)
  • Appearance: Clear colorless to light-yellow liquid
Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 19th April 2015.
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