Sulfuric acid (alternative spelling sulphuric acid), also known as oil of vitriol, is a mineral acid composed of the elements sulfur, oxygen and hydrogen, with molecular formula H2SO4. It is a colorless, odorless, and viscous liquid that is soluble in water and is synthesized in reactions that are highly exothermic.
|vapor density||<0.3 (25 °C, vs air)|
|vapor pressure||1 mmHg ( 146 °C)|
|description||Nominally 95-98% H2SO4|
|bp||~290 °C (lit.)|
|density||1.840 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)|