What is used for storing acids and bases?

Answer Acids and bases must be stored separately in sealed plastic or glass containers that will not react with their chemical properties. The containers are stored in acid or base storage cabinets.Source... Read More »

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Uses of Acids & Bases?

Acids and bases have a wide variety of uses in both our everyday home lives and in chemistry and industry. The reason is twofold. First, since they are on the polar ends of the pH scale (the scale ... Read More »

When were acids and bases discovered?

The qualitative description of acids and bases dates back to Greek and Egyptian societies during the late 14th century. The term "acid" was used to describe substances with a sour taste whereas "al... Read More »

Who invented acids&bases?

Svante Arrhenius (1859-1927) introduced the modern concept of acids and bases in 1884 as part of his dissertation research at the University of Uppsala in Sweden. The Royal Swedish Academy of Scien... Read More »

Are salts acids or bases?

Pure salts are not considered acids or bases, but rather neutral compounds. They are typically the products of a chemical reaction known as neutralization, where a strong acid and a strong base joi... Read More »