1000L IBC Nitric Acid

1000L IBC Nitric Acid. Distributors are often using the truly reusable VARIBOX IBCs to provide Nitric acid in the safest manner. The VARIBOX is suitable for all concentrations up to 55% and may be used for 5 years. The VARIBOX is also suitable for concentrations above 55% to 62% and may then be used for 2 years. The formula for Nitric acid is HN03 and you can find it in the ADR under UN 2031. The advised version of the VARIBOX for this chemical is VITON.

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1000L IBC Nitric Acid

UN 2031 is the UN number for Nitric acid, which is a highly corrosive chemical that must be handled and packaged with extreme care in order to ensure the safety of those who handle it. Nitric acid is a strong oxidizer and can cause severe burns or damage to the eyes, skin, and lungs if it is not handled and packaged properly.

One of the primary reasons why safe packaging is essential for UN 2031 is its strong corrosive nature. Nitric acid is able to easily be eaten through metal and some plastics, which can lead to leaks and spills. To prevent this, it is essential to use packaging made of materials that are resistant to corrosion such as polyethylene (PE). This material is able to withstand the corrosive properties of nitric acid and prevent leaks and spills.

The safest 1000L IBC for Nitric Acid

Another important reason for safe packaging is to avoid potential health hazards. Nitric acid can cause severe burns to the skin and eyes and can also lead to respiratory problems if inhaled. In order to prevent these hazards, containers should be properly sealed and labeled to indicate the contents and any potential hazards and should be stored in a cool, dry, and well-ventilated area away from people and other chemicals. It is also important to use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) like gloves, goggles, and lab coats while handling Nitric acid.
Safe packaging is also crucial during the transportation of Nitric acid. As it is a highly corrosive chemical, nitric acid must be transported in specially designed containers that are able to withstand the forces of transportation, such as vibration and temperature changes. These containers should also be properly sealed and labeled to indicate the contents and any potential hazards. And it should be transported only with an appropriate vehicle and in compliance with regulations.

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Use Viton for Nitric Acid

In conclusion, safe packaging is extremely important when it comes to handling and transporting UN 2031, or Nitric acid. By using packaging made of corrosion-resistant materials and properly sealing and labeling containers, the risk of injury or accidents can be greatly reduced. It is also crucial to comply with the regulations and industry guidelines regarding the handling, storage, and transportation of Nitric acid and using appropriate PPE while handling it. It’s important to always handle and transport nitric acid with the utmost care to ensure the safety of everyone involved.

We advise you to choose the Viton version for the safe use of your VARIBOX for Nitric Acid. The key characteristics of this chemical substance are:

  • Formula NH03
  • CAS number 7697-37-2
  • UN number 2031
  • ADR class 8
  • ADR Packaging Group II

Check out our suitable IBCs for Nitric Acid

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