HYDROCHLORIC ACID

IMO 8
UN 1789
 
Properties | Uses
 

    CONTACTS:        
    Commercial Manager       Export Manager 
    Fernando Carranza       Luis Eguren
  fcarranza@quimpac.com.pe  
  leguren@quimpac.com.pe

Telephone

  +51 1 614-2007  
Telephone
  +51 1 614-2005
       
Fax
  +51 1 614-2022
       
Central Fax
  +51 1 614-2020


Hydrochloric acid is produced in QUIMPAC in two stages:

 

1.

A chemical reaction of chlorine gas with hydrogen gas. Both gases come from the electrolytic process. The product obtained as an immediate result is hydrogen chloride.

 

2. Absorption of the hydrogen chloride formed in the previous stage by means of a controlled water flow circulating upstream.

Both stages are subject to a constant process of cooling with soft water.
 

 
 

  Hydrochloric acid (HCl)   33 to 35   % w/w
    383 to 410   g/L
  Residual chlorine (Cl2)   Max. 100   mg/L
  Sulfates (SO4 =)   Max. 500   mg/L
  Iron (Fe)   Max. 1.0   mg/L
 

 
 

Presentation
Hydrochloric acid is commercialized as a 33% solution.

Domestic Dispatch (in Peru)

Hydrochloric acid is sold in bulk in fiber glass or steel cisterns with a 9 to 18 MT capacity.

This product is also sold under the following forms:

a.
250 kg. capacity bins conveniently fastened. They have a security label according to international standards.
b.
Hoover Drums of 1160 kg capacity, installed inside a metallic structure ( mesh and support base) to be transported by means of a forklift.

Export Shipping

The dispatch is also carried out under the following forms:
a.
250 kg. capacity bins conveniently fastened. They have a security label according to international standards.
b.
Hoover Drums of 1160 kg capacity, installed inside a metallic structure ( mesh and support base) to be transported by means of a forklift.

 
 
Colorless or slightly yellowish and fuming solution.
Irritating and penetrating smell, characteristic of hydrogen chloride.




High solubility in water. Slightly exothermic solution.



1.16



81 - 84° C (178 - 183° F)



-45° C (-49° F)



25 mm Hg at 20° C




36,465



Highly reactive. Attacks most metals releasing hydrogen.



 
 

Production of different chlorides.
Preparation of cationic emulsions.
In the plastic industry.
pH correction in residual waters.
Activated silica production.
Regeneration of ionic interchange resins.
Monosodium glutamate preparation.
Starch hydrolysis.
Sugar cane refinement.
Iron pickling.
Coatings and electrolytic gravures.
Deposits and lime and rock incrustation removal.
Textiles.
Adhesives (glue).
Chlorine Dioxide production.

 

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