Hydrochloric Acid (HCl)

One of the most widely used chemicals for industrial applications, ASHTA produces hydrochloric acid, or HCl, “on purpose” by combining hydrogen and chlorine. 


  • Clear, colorless, aqueous solution of hydrogen chloride gas
  • Strong corrosive mineral acid
  • Available in 22 degree Baume (~36%) and 20 degree Baume (~32%) strengths
  • Shipped via tank car and tank truck

Applications and Markets

  • Acid etching
  • Food processing
  • Oil and gas processing
  • Ore and mineral processing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Production of calcium chloride
  • Steel pickling

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