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45542 Sulfuric acid, 15% fuming, 12-17% free SO3

CAS Number
8014-95-7
Synonyms
Oleum

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
45542-36 500g 93.90
45542-57 *4x500g 330.00
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Sulfuric acid, 15% fuming, 12-17% free SO3

MDL
MFCD00137792

Chemical Properties

Formula
H2SO4 + SO3
Form
Liquid
Density
1.9
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with water.

Applications

Sulfuric acid is a strong dehydrating agent and is applied in many applications like domestic acidic drain cleaners, electrolytes in lead-acid batteries and various cleansing agents. It is useful for mineral processing, fertilizer manufacture, petroleum purification, wastewater processing and chemical synthesis. The catalytic decomposition of sulfuric acid on mixed Cr/Fe oxide shows a useful application in sulfur-iodine cycle for hydrogen production.

Notes

It is a stable compound, but reacts violently with water. Incompatible with organic materials, powdered metals, bases, halides and water.

Literature References

Han, W.; Zhao, T.; Wang, X. Study of first normal stress difference of poly(p-phenylene terephthalamide) in sulfuric acid. Polymer 2015, 57, 150-156.

Barton, B. E.; Patton, J.; Hukkanen, E.; Behr, M.; Lin, J. C.; Beyer, S.; Zhang, Y.; Brehm, L.; Haskins, B.; Bell, B.; Gerhart, B.; Leugers, A.; Bernius, M. The chemical transformation of hydrocarbons to carbon using SO3 sources. Carbon 2015, 94, 465-471.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H290-H314-H335

May be corrosive to metals. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P271-P281-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,8974
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2807.00
TSCA
Yes

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