Safe handling of nitric acid
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Published by U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Industrial safety -- United States,
  • Nitric acid

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Edition Notes

StatementUnited States Dept. of Labor, Division of Labor Standards
SeriesSpecial bulletin -- no. 9, Special bulletin (United States. Division of Labor Standards) -- no. 9
ContributionsUnited States. Division of Labor Standards
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15438965M

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Field Research Safety + Equipment Loans; Field Safety Planning; Resources; Radiological Safety + Training; Dosimetry; X-ray Devices; Laser Safety + Laser Safety Eyeware; Magnet Safety Author: Saddy Preza. Technical Resources Handling & Storage of Nitric Acid (HNO3¬) The second largest commodity mineral acid, nitric acid (HNO3) is widely used in the manufacture of fertilisers and . Product Safety Assessment: Nitric Acid Revised: The Dow Chemical Company Page 2 of 6 Manufacture of Product Capacity – ANGUS Chemical Company (ANGUS) has manufactured products from nitroalkanes and their derivatives for more than 70 years.4 Global nitric acid . Aqua fortis, Engravers acid, Hydrogen nitrate, Red fuming nitric acid, RFNA, White fuming nitric acid (WFNA) Colorless, yellow, or red, fuming liquid with an acrid, suffocating odor. [Note: Often used in an aqueous solution. Fuming nitric acid is concentrated nitric acid .

  Nitric acid (HNO₃) is a colorless liquid with yellow or red fumes with an acrid odor. Exposure to nitric acid can cause irritation to the eyes, skin, and mucous membrane; it can also cause delayed pulmonary edema, pneumonitis, bronchitis, and dental erosion. Nitric acid is highly corrosive. Workers may be harmed from exposure to nitric acid. observed. For example, acetic acid is both a corrosive acid and a combustible liquid. It must be stored away from corrosive bases, such as sodium hydroxide, and also from oxidizing acids, such as nitric acid. For More Information For more specific information, use the storage guidelines that follow. You can obtain labels and material safety. This guidance for the transport of nitric acid have been drawn up by Fertilizers Europe, a sector group of CEFIC, with the help of expertise from members in order to ensure high safety standards in operations involving nitric acid transport. The guidance deal exclusively with the transport of nitric acid File Size: 2MB. The Safe-Handling Procedures section of the Nitric Acid MSDS provides the following information: Isolate or enclose the area of the leak or spill. Clean-up personnel should wear protective clothing and respiratory equipment .

Nitric acid Ox. Liq. 3; Skin Corr. 1A; - H, H Hazardous ingredients according to Directive /45/EC Component Classification Concentration Nitric acid O, C, R 8 - R35 - For the full File Size: KB. Revised on 12/04/ Page 1 of 6 Safety Data Sheet Nitric Acid, 10% (w/w) 1. PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION Product Name: Nitric Acid, 10% (w/w) Synonyms/Generic File Size: KB. 2 2) Lab Coat. 3) Safety Glasses. While handling dilute (~2%) nitric acid, the following must be worn at all times: 1) Nitrile or latex Size: KB. Small amounts, under ml, of dilute nitric acid can be disposed of down sinks or toilets as long as there is a large quantity of water used to further dilute the acid. Stop-up your sink .