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About Acids

An Acid is any substance that in water solution tastes sour, changes the color of certain indicators (e.g., reddens blue litmus paper), neutralizes alkalis, dissolves some metals, reacts with some metals (e.g., iron) to liberate hydrogen, reacts with bases to form salts, and promotes certain chemical reactions (acid catalysis).

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Acids purchased online from Lab Alley are used as catalysts in industrial and organic chemistry. Some acids, such as sulfuric, phosphoric, and hydrochloric acids, also effect dehydration and condensation reactions. In biochemistry, many enzymes employ acid catalysisConcentrated sulfuric acid is available online at LabAlley.com. Shop for chemicals for sale online here.

About Acids Sold Online By Lab Alley

An acid is a molecule or ion capable of donating a proton (hydrogen ion H+), or, alternatively, capable of forming a covalent bond with an electron pair (a Lewis acid).

Common aqueous acids sold by Lab Alley include hydrochloric acid (a solution of hydrogen chloride which is found in gastric acid in the stomach and activates digestive enzymes), acetic acid (vinegar is a dilute aqueous solution of this liquid), sulfuric acid (used in car batteries), and citric acid (found in citrus fruits). Lab Alley also sells aluminum fluoride.

Common Chemical Acids Purchased By Laboratories, Manufacturing Companies, Homeowners And Individuals For Personal Use In The United States 

Most acids encountered in everyday life are aqueous solutions, or can be dissolved in water. Shop online at Lab Alley for a wide variety of common acids used in chemistry applications, in manufacturing workshops and everyday life including nitric acidboric acid, carbonic acidhydrochloric acid, hydrofluoric acid, tartaric acidsulfuric acid, muriatic acidcitric acid, phosphoric acidoxalic acid, absorbic acid and acetic acid at https://www.laballey.com/collections/acids

Hydrochloric Acid and Nitric Acid For Gold Recovery And Refining

To recover and refine gold, many of Lab Alley customers use the Aqua Regia Acid Method. Aqua regia is a mixture of nitric acid and hydrochloric acid, optimally in a molar ratio of 1:3To prepare and refine Aqua Regia, combine three (3) parts of hydrochloric acid to one (1) part nitric acid in a glass container. To lean how to use Aqua Regia to purify gold, click here.  Aqua Regia is used to remove noble metals such as platinum, gold and palladium from substrates.

How Acids Are Named

In the classical naming system, acids are named according to their anions. That ionic suffix is dropped and replaced with a new suffix (and sometimes prefix), according to the table below. For example, HCl has chloride as its anion, so the -ide suffix makes it take the form hydrochloric acid. In the IUPAC naming system, "aqueous" is simply added to the name of the ionic compound. Thus, for hydrogen chloride, the IUPAC name would be aqueous hydrogen chloride. The prefix "hydro-" is added only if the acid is made up of just hydrogen and one other element.

Forms Of Acids

Lab Alley sells acids and chemicals in three forms; aqueous solutionsgranular form and powder form.  Examples of acids that Lab Alley sells in a powdered form or crystalline (crystal) form include boric acid, citric acid. Another chemical sold by Lab Alley in crystalline form is Resorcinol is a very white crystalline solid.

Lab Alley also sells lab chemicals which are classified as acid salts. These chemical substances produce an acidic solution after being dissolved in a solvent such as water. Common acid salts purchased online in the United States include compounds such as sodium bisulphate, sodium phosphate (disodium phosphate) and sodium bicarbonate.

Acids In Granular Form For Sale Online In America

Granulation is the process of forming grains or granules from a powdery or solid substance, producing a granular material. It is applied in several technological processes in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Typically, granulation involves agglomeration of fine particles into larger granules, typically of size range between 0.2 and 4.0 mm depending on their subsequent use. Less commonly, it involves shredding or grinding solid material into finer granules or pellets.

A wide variety of materials are handled in powdered and granular form, and a large number of different industries have processes that involve their transfer and storage. Some of the industries in which bulk materials are conveyed include agriculture, mining, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, paint, rubber, and metal refining and processing. In agriculture very large tonnages of harvested materials, such as grain and rice are handled, as well as processed materials, such as animal feed. 

Learn About Acid Strengths

The strength of an acid refers to its ability or tendency to lose a proton. A strong acid is one that completely dissociates in water; in other words, one mole of a strong acid HA dissolves in water yielding one mole of H+ and one mole of the conjugate base, A−, and none of the protonated acid HA. In contrast, a weak acid only partially dissociates and at equilibrium both the acid and the conjugate base are in solution. Examples of strong acids are hydrochloric acid (HCl), hydroiodic acid (HI), hydrobromic acid (HBr), perchloric acid (HClO4), nitric acid (HNO3) and sulfuric acid (H2SO4). In water each of these essentially ionizes 100%. The stronger an acid is, the more easily it loses a proton, H+. Two key factors that contribute to the ease of deprotonation are the polarity of the H—A bond and the size of atom A, which determines the strength of the H—A bond. Acid strengths are also often discussed in terms of the stability of the conjugate base.

Acid-Base Reactions

An acid–base reaction is a chemical reaction that occurs between an acid and a base. It can be used to determine pH. In chemistry, acids and bases have been defined differently by three sets of theories. One is the Arrhenius definition, which revolves around the idea that acids are substances that ionize (break off) in an aqueous solution to produce hydrogen (H+) ions while bases produce hydroxide (OH-) ions in solution.

How Industrial Acids Are Used In The United States

Acids are fundamental reagents in treating almost all processes in today's industry. Sulfuric acid, a diprotic acid, is the most widely used acid in industry, which is also the most-produced industrial chemical in the world. It is mainly used in producing fertilizer, detergent, batteries and dyes, as well as used in processing many products such like removing impurities. Sulfuric acid is the most commonly-produced industrial chemical in the world. Its primary industrial use is to make phosphoric acid which is a main ingredient in most chemical fertilizers.

Some of the most common acids used in industry and science labs are sulfuric acid, nitric acid, hydrochloric acid, citric acid, and acetic acid.

For example, phosphate minerals react with sulfuric acid to produce phosphoric acid for the production of phosphate fertilizers, and zinc is produced by dissolving zinc oxide into sulfuric acid, purifying the solution and electrowinning. In the chemical industry, acids react in neutralization reactions to produce salts. For example, nitric acid reacts with ammonia to produce ammonium nitrate, a fertilizer. Additionally, carboxylic acids can be esterified with alcohols, to produce esters. Acids are often used to remove rust and other corrosion from metals in a process known as pickling. They may be used as an electrolyte in a wet cell battery, such as sulfuric acid in a car battery.

How Acids Ordered Online From Lab Alley Used In Food Production In America

  • Tartaric acid is an important component of some commonly used foods like unripen mangoes and tamarind. Natural fruits and vegetables also contain acids.
  • Citric acid is present in oranges, lemon and other citrus fruits. Oxalic acid is present in tomatoes, spinach, and especially in carambola and rhubarb; rhubarb leaves and unripe carambolas are toxic because of high concentrations of oxalic acid.  The acidic pH of citric acid also makes it useful as a preservative. Since many bacteria are unable to grow in an acidic environment, citric acid is often added to jams, jellies, candy, canned foods, and even meat products as a preservative.
  • Food acids are added to make flavors "sharper", and also act as preservatives and antioxidants. Common food acids include vinegar, citric acid, tartaric acid, malic acid, folic acid, phosphoric acid, glutamic acidfumaric acid, and lactic acid.
  • Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) is an essential vitamin for the human body and is present in such foods as amla (Indian gooseberry), lemon, citrus fruits, and guava.  Many acids can be found in various kinds of food as additives, as they alter their taste and serve as preservatives. Phosphoric acid, for example, is a component of cola drinks.
  • Acetic acid is used in day-to-day life as vinegar. Citric acid is used as a preservative in sauces and pickles.  Certain acids are used as drugs. Acetylsalicylic acid (Aspirin) is used as a pain killer and for bringing down fevers.

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Get information about bulk prices for nitric acid, sulfuric acid, formic acidhydrochloric acid (Muriatic Acid) and hydrofluoric acid by calling 512-668-9918 to speak with a Chemical Acid Specialist or click here to contact Lab Alley

Mineral Acids And Inorganic Acids For Sale Online In The USA

Lab Alley sells Hydrogen halides and their solutions: hydrofluoric acid (HF), hydrochloric acid (HCl) and hydrobromic acid.  Lab Alley sells Halogen oxoacids such as perchloric acid. Other mineral acids sold online by Lab Alley include sulfuric acid (H2SO4), nitric acid (HNO3), phosphoric acid (H3PO4), chromic acid (H2CrO4) and boric acid (H3BO3).

Sulfonic Acids, Carboxylic Acids And Nucleic Acids For Sale Online

Lab Alley sells sulfonic acids and carboxylic acids to laboratories, manufacturing firms and individuals all across the country.  Carboxylic acids occur widely. Important examples include the amino acids and acetic acid. American citizens and U.S. businesses purchase many types of carboxylic acids at LabAlley.com. 

Carboxylic acids are used in the production of polymers, pharmaceuticals, solvents, and food additives. Industrially important carboxylic acids include acetic acid (component of vinegar, precursor to solvents and coatings), acrylic and methacrylic acids (precursors to polymers, adhesives), adipic acid (polymers), citric acid (a flavor and preservative in food and beverages), ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (chelating agent), fatty acids (coatings), maleic acid (polymers), propionic acid (food preservative), terephthalic acid (polymers). Important carboxylate salts are soaps.

LabAlley.com is where you buy the following types of carboxylic acids: Acetic acidCitric acidFormic acid, Lactic acidOxalic acid and Tartaric acid.  

Carboxylic acids occur in many common household items. (a) Vinegar contains acetic acid, (b) aspirin is acetylsalicylic acid, (c) vitamin C is ascorbic acid, (d) lemons contain citric acid, and (e) spinach contains oxalic acid.

Lab Alley also sells halogenated carboxylic acids such as chloroacetic acid and trichloroacetic acid. Trichloroacetic acid is widely used in biochemistry for the precipitation of macromolecules, such as proteins, DNA, and RNA. TCA and DCA are both used in cosmetic treatments (such as chemical peels and tattoo removal) and as topical medication for chemoablation of warts, including genital warts.

Lab Alley sells nucleic acids such as Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA).

Acids Used For Cleaning Are Purchased Online From Lab Alley

Acidic cleaning agents are mainly used for removal of inorganic deposits like scaling. The active ingredients are normally strong mineral acids and chelants. Often, surfactants and corrosion inhibitors are added to the acid.
Hydrochloric acid is a common mineral acid typically used for concrete. Vinegar can also be used to clean hard surfaces and remove calcium deposits that also helps to maintain our environment bacteria free. Sulfuric acid is used in acidic drain cleaners to unblock clogged pipes by dissolving greases, proteins, and even carbohydrate-containing substances such as toilet tissue.

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Examples Of Bases In Chemistry Sold Online By Lab Alley
In chemistry, a base is a chemical species that donates electrons, accepts protons, or releases hydroxide (OH-) ions in aqueous solution. Bases display certain characteristic properties that can be used to help identify them. Examples of bases include alkali metal hydroxides, alkaline earth metal hydroxides and soap.
Examples of Arrhenius bases include sodium hydroxide (NaOH) and potassium hydroxide (KOH).

Information On Bases From Wikipedia

In chemistry, bases are substances that, in aqueous solution, release hydroxide (OH−) ions, are slippery to the touch, can taste bitter if an alkali, change the color of indicators (e.g., turn red litmus paper blue), react with acids to form salts, promote certain chemical reactions (base catalysis), accept protons from any proton donor or contain completely or partially displaceable OH− ions. Examples of bases are the hydroxides of the alkali metals and the alkaline earth metals (NaOH, Ca(OH)2, etc.—see alkali hydroxide and alkaline earth hydroxide).

In water, by altering the autoionization equilibrium, bases yield solutions in which the hydrogen ion activity is lower than it is in pure water, i.e., the water has a pH higher than 7.0 at standard conditions. A soluble base is called an alkali if it contains and releases OH− ions quantitatively. However, it is important to realize that basicity is not the same as alkalinity. Metal oxides, hydroxides, and especially alkoxides are basic, and conjugate bases of weak acids are weak bases.

Bases can be thought of as the chemical opposite of acids. However, some strong acids are able to act as bases. Bases and acids are seen as opposites because the effect of an acid is to increase the hydronium (H3O+) concentration in water, whereas bases reduce this concentration. A reaction between an acid and a base is called neutralization. In a neutralization reaction, an aqueous solution of a base reacts with an aqueous solution of an acid to produce a solution of water and salt in which the salt separates into its component ions. If the aqueous solution is saturated with a given salt solute, any additional such salt precipitates out of the solution.

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