Name: Sulfuric acid
Synonyms: sulfuric acid (VI), sulfuric acid
Chemical formula: H2SO4
Sulfuric acid is very important in various industries. It is used, among other things, for the production of other acids, for the manufacture of dyes, artificial fibers, explosives, and fertilizers. It is also used to purify oils, kerosene, paraffin and to dry gases. It is used for the production of detergents, medicines and as electrolyte in lead batteries. It is a frequently used reagent in laboratories and in organic synthesis for sulphonation and during nitration.