An Introduction to Hydrofluoric Acid

By |2017-08-04T13:46:22+00:00May 24th, 2017|First Aid, Health & Safety|

An Introduction to Hydrofluoric Acid What is Hydrofluoric Acid? Hydrofluoric acid is a solution of hydrogen fluoride (HF) in water. It is a precursor to almost all fluorine compounds, including pharmaceuticals such as Prozac, diverse materials such as Teflon, and elemental fluorine itself. It is a colourless solution that is highly corrosive, capable of dissolving many materials, especially oxides. Its ability to dissolve glass has [...]