Hydrochloric Acid

Product summary

Used widely as a representative acid.
AGC Chemicals has production plants in Japan, Indonesia and Thailand.


Strong acid product with acute toxicity and corrosivity.
It is a "hazardous substance" under the Poisonous and Deleterious Substances Control Act of Japan.

Generic name: hydrochloric acid
Chemical formula: HCl

CSCL Number 1-215
Industrial Safety and Health Act Number 1-215
CAS NO 7647-01-0

Main uses

Used in the production of amino acid, monosodium glutamate, pharmaceuticals, and for pickling


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Physical Properties

35% Hydrochloric acid
Appearance Liquid
Color Colorless
Odor Acrid smell
Boiling pointAzeotrope 108°C (20.222%HCl)
Melting point No data available

Warnings for use

It is best to handle with protective goggles, rubber gloves and protective respirator.
Do not allow to come into contact with metals.
Do not allow to come into contact with flammable substances.

Production plant

■ AGC Inc. (Japan)

Chiba Plant
Kashima Plant

Anyer plant

Phrapradaeng Plant
Rayong Plant

Inquiries (Japan)