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Hydrochloric acid

LC control 85063381
LC classificationQD181.C5 Chemistry
TP217.H8 Chemical technology
Topical headingHydrochloric acid
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Variant(s)Muriatic acid
Spirits of salt
See alsoChlorine compounds
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Inorganic acids
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Found inWikipedia, Jan. 28, 2013 (Hydrochloric acid is a clear, colourless solution of hydrogen chloride (HCl) in water. It is a highly corrosive, strong mineral acid with many industrial uses. Hydrochloric acid is found naturally in gastric acid. Other names: Muriatic acid; Spirits of salt)
The American heritage dictionary of the English language, ©2000, updated in 2009, via, Jan. 28, 2013 (hydrochloric acid: A clear, colorless, fuming, poisonous, highly acidic aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride, HCl, used as a chemical intermediate and in petroleum production, ore reduction, food processing, pickling, and metal cleaning. It is found in the stomach in dilute form.)