Sulphuric Acid is one of the most important chemical in the industry. Production and or consumption of sulphuric acid by a nation can be a measure for its growth.

96% sulfuric acid

There are various uses for sulphuric acid in modern industries. One of the use for sulphuric acid is in petrochemical industry as petroleum catalysts.

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Sulphuric acid used as petroleum catalysts is still highly corrosive. Transport regulation lists this as UN 1906, SLUDGE ACID, Class 8 (Corrosive substances)