Hydrochloric acid, also known as muriatic acid or spirits of salt, is an aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride with the chemical formula HCl(aq).
hydrogen chloride or muriatic acid.
colourless and viscous
1.2 g/mL at 25 °C
Solubility in Water
(14.7 psia, 760 mmHg) is -85°C (-121°F)
Not combustible (does not burn).
Hydrochloric acid is used in the production of batteries, photoflash bulbs and fireworks. It is also used in leather processing, building and construction, oil well acidizing and producing gelatin products
The global hydrochloric acid market size was valued at USD 2.5 billion in 2022 and is projected to reach USD 3.4 billion by 2027, growing at a cagr 6.6% from 2022 to 2027.