Sulphuric Acid (H2SO4)

Here at ReAgent we are one of the leading sulphuric acid suppliers in the UK. Find out more about sulphuric acid and how to buy chemicals, acids and reagents online here.

What is Sulphuric Acid?

Sulphuric acid, or to use the American spelling, sulfuric acid, is a highly corrosive mineral acid. The chemical formula for sulphuric acid is H2SO4. It is a strong smelling, heavy, viscous liquid which is widely used in laboratories. As a strong acid, it is highly reactive and as such great caution should be used when handling sulphuric acid, even in dilute concentrations.

What is Sulphuric Acid Used For?

There are many uses for sulphuric acid, which makes it one of the most popular products here at ReAgent Chemicals. Sulphuric acid uses range from general testing and analysis applications to use in car batteries.Sulphuric acid is commonly used in the industrial production of chemicals to create other chemical solutions, such as Chromic Acid when mixed with Potassium Dichromate. Sulphuric acid is used as an industrial cleaning agent in the iron and steelmaking industry to remove oxidation, rust and scaling from metals. It is also used as a catalyst converter in various chemical reactions. Concentrated sulphuric acid is frequently the main ingredient in domestic drain cleaners used to remove grease and hair from blocked drains.

Where Can I Buy Sulphuric Acid?

You can buy sulphuric acid online here at ReAgent Chemicals. ReAgent supplies Sulphuric Acid both in concentrated form and in standard and reagent solutions in pack sizes from 2.5L to 1000L and in batches up to 5000L.We supply a range of different grades of sulphuric acid including H2SO4 Technical grade, H2SO4 General Laboratory Reagent grade (which is our most popular) and H2SO4 Analytical Reagent grade, depending on the application for which it is required. Some of the products we supply are listed on our website, however many are not, so please call us on 0800 990 3258 to discuss your requirement in further detail.

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