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#1 2010-03-15 09:23:17

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Just how toxic is saltic acid in small amounts?

I'm just interested because seemingly... It's just an acid.
But what does it do in small, nanomolar doses if you would, say, drink a small glass?

and what does sulfuric acid do in the same dose?

I once met one who had an experience with a such a glass.


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#2 2010-03-15 10:23:03

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Re: Just how toxic is saltic acid in small amounts?

Hi LQ;

What the heck is saltic acid? Nanomolar doses of anything is a really small amount. I have never heard of the therapeutic affects of sulfuric acid. So why would you want to drink any of it in any concentration?


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#3 2010-03-15 18:31:08

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Re: Just how toxic is saltic acid in small amounts?

Not me, but is it toxic then? I believe I wanted to say hydrochloric acid but I meant saltpetric acid, I don't know the exact name, but in swedish, that's salpeter syra.

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#4 2010-03-15 18:44:40

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Re: Just how toxic is saltic acid in small amounts?

I'm not sure, I might find out for you though. Why would  some drink sulfuric acid in a concentrate? That's nuts! Besides, how would you even measure a nanomolar does in a glass? A glass?


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#5 2010-03-16 01:30:28

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Re: Just how toxic is saltic acid in small amounts?

Hi LQ;

As far as I know hydrochloric acid (HCl) has no therapeutic effects so ingestion would have no purpose. Again nanomoles of a substance is a very tiny amount.

I have heard of the ingestion of oxidizing agents and not in tiny amounts either. But I have heard nothing of this saltpetric acid in the health community. What do you know?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#6 2010-03-16 04:04:06

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Re: Just how toxic is saltic acid in small amounts?

Aah, it was a long time ago, my classmate and I was in this chemistry lesson and she drank 2 dl of it believing it to be water, but it was a nanomolar of this really strong acid. Someone called an ambulance back then, but she lived, I was just wondering if it would work as an catalyst and make the body dissfunction or something, I never noticed anything on the classmate in question, but you never know.


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#7 2010-03-16 18:07:25

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Re: Just how toxic is saltic acid in small amounts?

Hi LQ;

200 milliliters of that will not bother anybody. That's the reason she thought she was drinking H2O. She couldn't taste any acidity at that concentration. Why she would go around drinking anything in an unmarked container in a lab is beyond me though.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#8 2010-03-16 21:16:23

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Re: Just how toxic is saltic acid in small amounts?

It was marked: nM of some kind of acid, it said what acid, long time ago though; I suppose person in question got carried away. Not that someone carried her away or anything...


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#9 2010-03-17 14:03:55

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Re: Just how toxic is saltic acid in small amounts?

Hi LQ;

People just don't realize the danger of labs and experimental science in general. Almost killed myself with chlorine gas. Three times I was almost electrocuted working with line voltages.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#10 2010-03-17 21:55:08

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Re: Just how toxic is saltic acid in small amounts?

Totally agree. The closer you are to something dangerous, the less you should tuch things, even less eat them. That's a good rule. My teacher tought me that.


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