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Item #: S0228

Price: $8.20

H2SO4

F.W. 98.08

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Hazard Alert

Severely corrosive to eyes, skin and other tissue; considerable heat of dilution with water; mixing with water may cause spraying and spattering. Solutions might best be made by immersing the mixing vessel in an ice bath. Even very dilute solutions are harmful to eyes and skin. Always add the acid to water, never the reverse; extremely hazardous in contact with finely divided materials, carbides, chlorates, nitrates and other combustible materials. LD50 2140 mg/kg. TLV 1 mg/m3.

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Product Details

Storage:
Inorganic #9 in a dedicated acid cabinet and away from any source of water; if an acid cabinet is not available, store in a Flinn Saf-Cube™.
Disposal:
#24b
Shelf Life:
Good, but only if stored away from water and under safe conditions. Sulfuric acid has an affinity to water—abstracting it from the air and from organic substances, hence it chars wood, sugar, etc. If sulfuric acid has turned dark brown on your shelf, its purity would be in question.
Soluble:
Water, evolving very considerable heat. Use an ice bath.
Color:
Colorless
Odor:
Sulfur; sulfurous.
CAS No.:
7664-93-9
Technical Note:
Technical Note: Spilled sulfuric acid presents a very slippery floor problem. We hope you understand why it is essential to maintain a bucket of dry sand in the area where sulfuric acid is stored.