Nitric Acid

CAS RN: 7697-37-2

Storage Conditions

As a rule, nitric acid is stored in stainless steel tanks and transported in stainless steel containers.
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated location. Separate from alkalies, metals, organics, and other oxidizing materials.
Storage areas should be separated from other premises, well-ventilated, sheltered from sunlight and sources of heat ... should have a cement floor ... contain no substances with which ... acid might react. Large stocks ... surrounded by curbs or sills ... In the event of leakage & provisions for neutralization should be made. A fire hydrant ... should be ... outside ... storage premises. ... Electrical equipment should be of the water-proof type and resistant to acid attack. Safety lighting is desirable.
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