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Old 10-25-2006, 09:54 AM
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Default HCl is an acid

HCl is an acid, hydrochloric acid.....and when it is concentrated, it is nasty stuff. I am surprised that the teacher wouldn't give a small amount a very dilute solution in water. The best alternative is simply vinnegar, which is 5% acetic acid in water. It will do the same thing.
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