Nitric Acid is a transparent, colorless to yellowish, fuming corrosive liquid that is a highly reactive oxidizing agent used in the production of fertilizers, rocket fuels and in a wide variety of industrialCommercial grade nitric acid solutions are usually between 52% and 68% nitric acid. The Nitric Acid at Fatima Fertilizer Company Limited is 60% pure.
The main use of nitric acid is for the production of fertilizers. Other important uses include the etching and dissolution of metals, especially as a component of "aqua regia" for the purification and extraction of gold, and in chemical synthesis. metallurgical processes.