Chemtec Nitric Acid

Cleaning additive Nitric Acid 52-54%

  • Cleaning additive Nitric Acid.
  • Removal of residues from Marpol Annex II (NLS) cargoes like Metal Soaps from Vegetable oils and Vegetable Oil Fatty Acids , Calcium and Magnesium Slurry as well as Carbonate residues from Sodium and Potassium Hydroxide.
  • Passivation of stainless steel

Waste Water Information

  • Nitric Acid
  • Approved by MARPOL/IMO in accordance with MEPC.1/Circ.590

Tank Material

Safe to use on stainless steel.


pH : < 1
Phys. properties : transparent liquid
Spec. gravity : approx. 1,32 & 1,4
Storage temperature :
Foam formation : not foaming
Solubility in freshwater :

Safety Aspects

  • Causes severe skin burns and eye damage
  • May be corrosive to metals
  • This product is a very reactive substance that can react with many inorganic and organic compounds producing toxic as well as explosive gases.
  • Consult the Material Safety Data Sheet
Download Material Safety Data Sheet

Application for use

  • Suitable in freshwater only.
  • Recommended concentration for re-circulation cleaning: 0-5 – 10%
Cleaning temperature :
Packing : Bags or buckets of 20 – 30 kg, drums and IBC’s