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Nitric Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Nitric Acid
Tree Number(s)
D01.029.260.550
D01.625.525
Unique ID
D017942
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017942
Annotation
do not confuse with NITROUS ACID
Scope Note
Nitric acid (HNO3). A colorless liquid that is used in the manufacture of inorganic and organic nitrates and nitro compounds for fertilizers, dye intermediates, explosives, and many different organic chemicals. Continued exposure to vapor may cause chronic bronchitis; chemical pneumonitis may occur. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Pharm Action
Explosive Agents
Registry Number
411VRN1TV4
Related Numbers
7697-37-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Nitric acid
Previous Indexing
Acids (1974-1979)
Nitrates (1980-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94; NITRIC ACID was indexed under NITRATES 1980-93
Online Note
use NITRIC ACID (NM) to search NITRIC ACID 1980-93
History Note
94; was NITRIC ACID (NM) 1974-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/04
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Nitric Acid Preferred
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