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Nitric Acid, 20% v/v Aqueous Solution #SKU7874
Nitric Acid, 20% v/v Aqueous Solution
Chemical Name:
Nitric Acid
CAS Number:
Chemical Formula:
Aqua Fortis, Engraver's Acid, Azotic Acid








Detailed Product Description:


A colorless, transparent liquid with a yellowish fuming due to release of nitrogen


dioxide on exposure to light.  Soluble in water.  Corrosive to almost all metals.





This is technical grade material with minimum purity of 97%, ideal for plating processes.





Commonly used in metal cleaning, etching, photoengraving, etching of steel,


electropolishing, and for gold testing.



Specification Compliance:


This grade meets the requirements of Federal Standard A-A-59105


(formerly O-N-350).





Read and understand all precautions stated in Material Safety Data Sheet


(MSDS, downloadable below).


Strong irritant to eyes and skin.  Highly toxic by inhalation.  Corrosive to skin


and mucous membranes.  Strong oxidizing agent.   TLV = 2ppm


Dangerous fire risk when in contact with organic materials.






Click here to download copy of MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet).







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