Acids, Bases, and Salts

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USES OF ACIDS: Industry; laboratory works in large amts; Medical purposes.

HCl (Hydrochloric Acid - commercially known as muriatic acid, used in industry and lab works in large amts);
HCl - found in gastric juices 4 proper digestion of proteins in the stomach;
HNO3 (Nitric Acid); Protein coagulator used to test 4 the presence of albumin in urine;it has been used to remove warts but now dichloracetic acid, trichloracetic acids are more commonly used for that.
HCL10 (hypochlorous acid);used 4 desinfectant for floors and walls in hospitals
H3BO3 (boric acid) used 4 germicide , no longer used for eyewashes ( should be labeled poisonous for it's been practically obsolete.
Acetylsalicylic Acid (ASPIRIN); analgesic + antipyretic
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C); prevention + Tx of scurvy.

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