ASTM E1146 - 08

    Standard Specification for Muriatic Acid (Technical Grade Hydrochloric Acid)

    Active Standard ASTM E1146 | Developed by Subcommittee: E15.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.05


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    Abstract

    This specification covers muriatic acid, also known as technical grade hydrochloric acid. This specification includes requirements for muriatic acid available commercially in 20° Baume and 22° Baume concentration grades. Muriatic acid shall conform to the following chemical and physical requirements: total acidity of hydrochloric acid; iron content; and Baume gravity. To determine the requirements, a test shall be performed in accordance to the test method.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers muriatic acid, also known as technical grade hydrochloric acid.

    1.2 This specification includes requirements for muriatic acid available commercially in 20° Baum and 22° Baum concentration grades.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.4 Review the current Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for detailed information concerning toxicity, first aid procedures, handling and safety precautions.

    1.5 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 5:This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    E224 Test Methods for Analysis of Hydrochloric Acid

    E300 Practice for Sampling Industrial Chemicals


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.060.30 (Acids)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352301(Inorganic acids)


    DOI: 10.1520/E1146-08

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