Glossary

Acids

Acids refer to a certain class of compounds that can cause corrosion when concentrated. Strong acids such hydrochloric acid, sulfuric or nitric acid have several industrial uses. These can be dangerous if handled improperly. Weak acids including vinegar or citric acid can be ingested and can be found in the food that we eat.
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