30709

Sigma-Aldrich

Nitric acid

puriss. p.a., reag. ISO, reag. Ph. Eur., for determinations with dithizone, ≥65%

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
HNO3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
63.01
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21
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Quality Level

grade

for determinations with dithizone
puriss. p.a.

Agency/Method

USP/NF
reag. ISO
reag. Ph. Eur.

vapor pressure

8 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥65%

form

liquid

ign. residue

≤0.0005% (as SO4)

pH

< 1.0

bp

120.5 °C (lit.)

density

1.37-1.41 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤0.5 mg/kg
phosphate (PO43-): ≤0.5 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.5 mg/kg

cation traces

Ag: ≤0.01 mg/kg
Al: ≤0.05 mg/kg
As: ≤0.01 mg/kg
Ba: ≤0.01 mg/kg
Be: ≤0.01 mg/kg
Bi: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ca: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Cd: ≤0.01 mg/kg
Co: ≤0.01 mg/kg
Cr: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Cu: ≤0.01 mg/kg
Fe: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ge: ≤0.05 mg/kg
Hg: ≤0.01 mg/kg
K: ≤0.05 mg/kg
Li: ≤0.01 mg/kg
Mg: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Mn: ≤0.01 mg/kg
Mo: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Na: ≤0.5 mg/kg
Ni: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Pb: ≤0.01 mg/kg
Sr: ≤0.01 mg/kg
Ti: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Tl: ≤0.05 mg/kg
V: ≤0.01 mg/kg
Zn: ≤0.05 mg/kg
Zr: ≤0.1 mg/kg

SMILES string

O[N+]([O-])=O

suitability

passes test for suitability for det. with dithizone

InChI

1S/HNO3/c2-1(3)4/h(H,2,3,4)

InChI key

GRYLNZFGIOXLOG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Nitric acid (HNO3) is a highly corrosive strong mineral acid. 10%(v/v) nitric acid solution is useful for cleaning laboratory glasswares. Reaction of HNO3 with various original and synthetic mineral dust/mineral oxide surfaces was studied in a low-pressure Knudsen reactor operating at 298K.
A yellow coloration of the bottle has no influence whatsoever on the product quality.

Application

Nitric acid (HNO3) may be used for the removal of transition metal catalyst from the single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) during the purification of SWNTs. It may be used in the trace determinations of Pb and Cd in natural waters by flame atomic absorption spectrometry.

Other Notes

The article number 30709-4X2.5L will be discontinued. Please order the single bottle 30709-2.5L which is physically identical with the same exact specifications.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Supp Hazards

EUH071

RIDADR

UN2031 - class 8 (5.1) - PG 2 - IATA PAX forbidden - Nitric acid >=65% - <= 70%

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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