NITRIC ACID                                                                       

REF.NO:60-10-054-00

A

FORMULA : HNO3

                                    F :Wt : 63.01

B

SPECIFICATIONS

ANALYTICAL GRADE

WEAK COMMERCIAL

1

Appearance

Clear and colorless or light yellow color liquid free from any foreign matter.

Clear and colorless or light yellow color liquid free from any foreign matter

2

Specific gravity at 20oC

1.41-1.42

Min : 1.35

3

Assay as HNO3

Min : 69 %

Min : 50%

4

Residue on  evaporation

Max :0.001 %

Max : 0.03 %

5

Chlorides as Cl

Max :0.0001 %

Max : 0.0001 %

6

Sulphates as SO4

Max : 0.0005 5

0.01 %

7

Iron as Fe

Max :0.0001 %

0.001 %

8

Heavy metals as Pb

Absent to test

Absent to test

9

Nitrous acid as HNO2

0.005 %

0.005%

C

Quantity of sample required for test

1 liter

1 liter

D

Mode of packing

Packed in glass carboy and properly closed with acid resistant PE covered stopper, above which another layer of PE is put at the top and tide with plastic wires.  The carboy shall be completely covered with black polythene sheet to avoid acid being exposed to light. The final packing should withstand transit hazards.

Tanker