Off-gas Hydrochloric Acid

STO 00203275-229-2009 with rev. 1, 2

CHEMICAL FORMULA: HCl

MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 36.46

APPEARANCE:

Transparent colorless or yellowish liquid without suspended or emulsified particles.

SPECIFICATIONS:
INDICATOR NAME
VALUE
Grade А
Grade B
top grade first grade
second grade
Hydrogen chloride content, wt%, min.
31.5
30.0
27.5
18.0
Content of iron (Fe), wt%, max.
0.005
0.015
0.015
0.015
Content of residue on ignition, wt%, max.
0.05
0.1
not defined
-
Free chlorine content, wt%, max.
0.005
0.005
0.02
0.008
Content of sulfates, wt%, max.
0.01
0.01
not defined
-
Methanol content, wt%, max.
-
-
-
1.0
Content of organically bound chlorine expressed as methyl chloride, wt%, max.
-
-
-
0.8
Content of organic chlorine-containing impurities, wt%, max.
0.003
0.008
0.8
-
USES:

In the chemical industry for brine acidification in the production of caustic soda, for production of the recovered hydrogen chloride and metal oxides; in the ferrous and non-ferrous industries for removal of the oxide layer from the metal surface, in the metal leaching processes; in other industries — for boiler cleaning and chemical treatment of water other than potable water.

PACKAGING:

Steel rubber-lined rail tank cars and tank trucks, special containers of 1,000 dm3 consisting of a metal frame, a wooden pallet and a plastic tank, polyethylene drums of 50-200 dm3. Filler openings of containers and drums should be sealed with rubber gaskets.

TRANSPORTATION AND STORAGE:

Transportation by rail and by road in accordance with the dangerous goods shipping regulations established for the particular means of transportation. Store in air-tight vessels made of materials resistant to hydrochloric acid. Drums with acid should be stored in unheated warehouses or under a shed. Guaranteed shelf life is 1 year from the date of manufacture.

SPECIAL PROPERTIES:

Non-combustible caustic liquid. Fumes in the air. Hydrochloric acid vapors irritate the upper respiratory tract and eye membranes. Hazard class – 2.

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION:
PDF - Safety Data Sheet Safety Data Sheet

CONTACTS:
Phone: +7 (8442) 40-66-09, 40-66-11
Fax: +7 (8442) 40-66-10
E-mail: ves@kaustik.ru



PDF - Specifications Specifications in PDF version