Thursday, 16 May 2013

5.28 describe the use of sulfuric acid in the manufacture of detergents, fertilisers and paints

Detergents: used to 'sulphonate' products (apperently.)
Fertilisers: reacted to make phosphates soluble to plants: reacted to make ammonia easier to handle.
Paints: reacted with titanium ore to make a main pigment in paint.


  1. Thanxx this helped alott! I actually didnt knw the use of H2SO4 in the manufacture of fertilizers and paints until I read this. thanx again.

  2. four years later and this is still relevant. superb!!

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