hydrogen fluoride


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hydrogen fluoride

HF, a colorless corrosive gas used in industry as a source of fluorine and of hydrofluoric acid. See: fluorine; hydrofluoric acid
See also: fluoride
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Lamb: A study of the equilibrium adsorption of hydrogen fluoride on smelter grade aluminas (1978).
Potassium Hydrogen Fluoride, Polyoxyethylene Nonylphenyl Ether, Potassium Hexafluoroaluminate and Triethanolamine Borate have similar changes to the controls at both concentrations and both temperatures.
Hinkle (National Optical Astronomy Observatory) report tantalizing observations of hydrogen fluoride in metal-poor stars.
Local police said there was a fear that the hydrogen fluoride, which is both poisonous and flammable, could leak from the tank when the temperature within it rose to much more than the usual level of about 300 C.
In older industrial areas of the Northeast, for example, millions of people live within sight of such facilities that use hazardous chemicals like hydrogen fluoride, sulfur dioxide, chlorine and others.
Yet in the end his lengthy catalogue of Iraqi defiance and suspicious procurements (specialized vacuum pumps, anhydrous hydrogen fluoride and 60,000 aluminum tubes) was most significant for what it didn't say.
Toxicological profile for fluorides, hydrogen fluoride, and fluorine (F).
Hydrogen fluoride is released with other contaminants.
Embassy and the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry that the government's limits on the volume of containers for carrying hydrogen fluoride work against bringing the substance into Japan in internationally standardized containers, the report said.
Hydrogen fluoride combines with water to produce hydrofluoric acid, the most corrosive acid known.