Sulfurous Acid Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Sulfurous Acid Properties

Sulfurous Acid

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Sulfurous Acid is a chemical compound. It is an intermediate species in the formation of acid rain from sulfur dioxide. Sulphurous Acid is the strong acid produced by dissolving sulphur dioxide in water. It is also widely used in pulp and paper industry.Sulfurous Acid is a reducing, as well as a bleaching agent.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless liquid
CAS Number 7782-99-2
ChEBI 48854
Density 1.03 g/ml
EINECS Number 231-973-1
IUPAC Name Sulfurous Acid
InChI 1S/H2O3S/c1-4(2)3/h(H2,1,2,3)
Main Hazards Corrosive
Molar Mass 82.07 g/mol
Molecular Formula H2SO3
RTECS Number WT2775000
Related Compounds Sulfur Dioxide;Sulfuric Acid
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms Sulphurous Acid uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X