Guidance

Nitric acid: health effects, incident management and toxicology

Information on nitric acid (also known as hydrogen nitrate), for responding to chemical incidents.

Documents

Nitric acid: general information

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Nitric acid: incident management

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Nitric acid: toxicological overview

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Details

These documents provide information on the health effects of exposure, the chemical’s toxicity and material on responding to a chemical incident.

Published 1 July 2014
Last updated 12 January 2018 + full page history
  1. Updated toxicological overview.
  2. Updated general information document.
  3. Updated incident management.
  4. First published.