Did you know that the human stomach contains Hydrochloric Acid? It is found in Gastric Acid which is a key part of the human digestive system. Gastric Acid works by activating digestive enzymes in the stomach which help to break down food contents.
Hydrochloric Acid varies in strength. If you are working with this chemical you must read the MSDS provided by your Hydrochloric Acid supplier before starting a job. Always wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) including approved eye protection, compatible safety gloves, safety boots and safety coveralls. Concentrated Hydrochloric Acid should be handled under fume extraction. This chemicals also known as Muriatic Acid or Spirits of Salt. It is commonly referred to by its chemical formula HCl.