Nitric acid

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nitric acid

Chemical formula:  HNO3

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NITRIC ACID, RED FUMING is a pale yellow to reddish brown liquid generating red-brown fumes and having a suffocating odor. Very toxic by inhalation. Corrosive to metals or tissue. Prolonged exposure to low concentrations or short term exposure to high concentrations may result in adverse health effects.


  • In the field of aerospace engineering, nitric acid is widely used as an oxidizer in liquid-fueled rockets.

  • In explosives industry.

  • In fertilizer production.

  • It is widely used in the field of chemistry as a laboratory reagent.

  • It is also used in making dyes and drugs from various coal tar products.

  • It is used for purification of various precious metals, including gold, silver, and platinum.

  • In metallurgy, it is used in combination with alcohol for etching designs on metals like brass, copper, bronze, etc.

  • It is aqueous blend is used for cleaning food and dairy equipment, owing to its ability to remove precipitated calcium and magnesium compounds with ease.