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Nitric Acid

NN0276-2.5LR NN0269-500ML NN0277-1L NN0276-500MLR NN0276-CONC NN0275-1L NN0280-500ML NN0275-500ML
CAS Number: 7697-37-2
Formula: HNO3
Density: 1.37—1.42 g/mL
Boiling and Freezing Point: 120 to 122 °C, -22 to -41°C
Solubility: Miscible with Water
Synonyms: Azotic Acid
Shelf Life: 12 Months

Note: The chemical specifications for some items on this product page may differ from the specifications listed above. For more information, consult the Safety Data Sheet or contact your Ward's representative.

Delivery information: This product is designed for educational and teaching laboratories, and no certificate of analysis is available.

Caution: This product is a corrosive and toxic oxidizer.



Item # Description Grade Size Chemical/Physical Specifications Unit Availability Price Quantity
470301-540 Nitric Acid
Hazardous Product
Reagent ACS 500 mL ~15.8 M Each (500ml) Retrieving Restricted
470301-539 Nitric Acid
Hazardous Product
Reagent ACS 2.5 L ~15.8 M Each (2,500ml) Retrieving Restricted
470045-594 Nitric Acid, Solution
Hazardous Product
Laboratory 1 L 0.1 M Each (1l) Retrieving Restricted
470301-884 Nitric Acid, Solution
Hazardous Product
Laboratory 1 L 1 M Each (1l) Retrieving Restricted
470301-886 Nitric Acid, Solution
Hazardous Product
Laboratory 500 mL 1 M Each (500ml) Retrieving Restricted
470301-888 Nitric Acid, Solution
Hazardous Product
Laboratory 500 mL 3 M Each (500ml) Retrieving Restricted
470301-537 Nitric Acid, Solution
Hazardous Product
Laboratory 500 mL 6 M Each (500ml) Retrieving Restricted
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This disposal method is published for your convenience. You MUST have checked with your federal, state, and local regulations before using this method and these methods are only applicable for small laboratory sized quantities.

Use a lab apron, chemical resistant gloves and goggles before following the below method to dispose of hazardous waste.

 1. Add the acid to a large volume of water. The final concentration of the acid must be less than 1 M.
  a. Remember to always add acid to water.
 2. Slowly add sodium carbonate to the acid. Stir. Carbon dioxide gas will be produced.
  a. Neutralization is complete when carbon dioxide is no longer being produced.
 3. Pour the final solution down the drain with at least a 20-fold excess of water.


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