Here we provide reference information for common acids.

Definitions / Properties:

     (1) Chemical that neutralizes alkalis.

     (2) Chemical that is corrosive to most metals and dissolves some metals.

     (3) Molecule or ion that can donate a proton or accept an electron pair in chemical reactions.

     (4) Turns litmus paper red.

     (5) Typically a sour tasting liquid.

     (6) Strength is typically measured by pH (potential of Hydrogen).

Examples: Rainwater is an example of a weak acid.

HCL - Hydrochloric Acid Properties

HCL - Hydrochloric Acid Handbook, Oxychem

HF - Hydrofluoric Acid, Honeywell Corporation

Phosphoric Acid Properties

Purified Phosphoric Acid, Potash Corporation