Health protection – guidance

Nitric acid: properties, incident management and toxicology

Information on nitric acid, sometimes called hydrogen nitrate, for responding to chemical incidents.

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Nitric acid: properties, incident management toxicology

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Nitric acid: general information

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Nitric acid: incident management

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Nitric acid:toxicological overview

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Detail

This guide to nitric acid, sometimes called hydrogen nitrate, includes information on:

  • its properties and effects on health following exposure
  • how to respond to a chemical incident
  • its toxicology