Chemical Formula: H2S2O7
||Clear to off white liquid
|Sp Gravity at 300C:
||1.9654 (Oleum 65%)
Attacks many metals with liberation of hydrogen, which is inflammable and forms explosive mixture, Hygroscopic in nature, oxidizing agent.
|Iron (as Fe):
|Residue on ignition:
|Sulphur dioxide (as SO2):
|Chloride (as Cl):
⇒ Sulphonating agent for organic and alizarin dyestuff.
⇒ Dehydrating agent in nitration reactions. Used for manufacturing dyes & explosives. Used as Lab reagents.
Dangers and Precautions for Handling Product:
⇒ Toxic by ingestion
⇒ Causes severe damage to eyes, skin & air passage
⇒ Reaction with moist air produces mist, which has severe irritant effect on eyes, skin & air passage
⇒ Store the material in stainless steel or HM HDPE containers. Avoid contact with moisture
⇒ Fire risk in contact with organic substances.
ISO tanks / tanker load.