Hydrofluoric Acid 48% Solution (48-51%), ACS Reagent Grade *

Aqueous Solution Of Hydrogen Fluoride (HF)


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About Hydrofluoric Acid 48% Solution (48-51%), ACS Reagent Grade

Hydrofluoric Acid, is the aqueous solution of Hydrogen Fluoride. Fluorine is the only halogen that does not form a strong acid, due in part to the electronegativity and small size of the fluorine atom which results in stronger bond formation between fluorine and hydrogen.

Lab Alley’s Hydrofluoric Acid, 48% Solution contains 40-60% by weight of Hydrogen Fluoride in 40-60% by weight of Water. The ACS Grade is generally equivalent to the Reagent Grade and is acceptable for use in analytical applications and research laboratories. 

Common Uses and Applications

  • Synthesis of fluorine-containing compounds (e.g. Teflon, Prozac, freon)
  • Glass etching
  • Cleaning agent
  • Dissolving rock samples for analysis
  • Oil refining
  • Laboratory reagent


Chemistry Table

Hydrogen fluoride, Fluorhydric acid, Fluorane, Hydrofluoride, Hydrogen-fluoride, Rubigine, Fluohydric Acid
Technical/Lab Grade
Hydrofluoric Acid

Hydrofluoric Acid 48% Solution (48-51%), ACS Reagent Grade Specifications

Assay 48.0 - 51.0%
Arsenic (As) 0.2 ppm
Heavy Metals (as Pb) ≤0.5ppm
Iron (Fe) ≤1ppm
Sulfate and Sulfite as SO4 ≤5ppm
Fluorosilicic acid ≤0.01%
Residue after ignition ≤5ppm
Chloride ≤5ppm
Phosphate ≤1ppm
Copper ≤0.1ppm

Safety and Shipping Information

DOT: Hydrofluoric acid solution, 8,(6.1) UN1790, PG I Inhalation Hazard, Hazmat Fee Required, Poison Pack Fee Required

Important: This product will only be shipped to Schools, Universities, Laboratories, or Companies. If you are an individual ordering this product, it will not be shipped to you. It will be deleted from your order and the rest of the order will be shipped without your confirmation. A Statement of Use is required for purchase.

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