Is muriatic acid a compound?

Answer Muriatic acid is the trade name for hydrochloric acid. Muriatic acid derives from compound hydrogen chloride (HCl), made of hydrogen and chlorine. However, the hydrogen chloride acid is so strong, ... Read More »

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Which is stronger: sulfuric acid or muriatic acid?

If the "strength" of an acid is defined as having a lower pH value in equal concentrations, then muriatic acid (hydrochloric acid) is stronger than sulfuric acid. The pH of sulfuric acid is 0.3 wh... Read More »

If muriatic acid is safe to pH the water in swimming pools can water that is just pH'ed with the acid be used on house plants?

If the water you are intending to use has been brought to Ph of 7.2 as is normally done in swimming pools then there is no problem at all using it to water plants. No. Do not use this acid mixed wi... Read More »

What is a muriatic acid?

Muriatic acid's chemical name is hydrochloric acid (HCl). It is a hazardous chemical that can cause damage to the skin, clothes and even metal. Muriatic acid has a number of uses; some of them for ... Read More »

Can you buy muriatic acid?

Muriatic (hydrochloric) acid is an inorganic chemical compound that can be bought from commercial and industrial suppliers. Common uses of this compound include removal of stains from brick pavemen... Read More »