Product Application

Transparant, colourless crystals. Hazard: Toxic by inhalation and ingestion, strong irritant.

Uses: general metal and equipment cleaning, purifying agent and intermediate for many compounds.

Oxalic acid's main applications include cleaning or bleaching, especially for the removal of rust (iron complexing agent), e.g. Bar Keepers Friend is an example of a household cleaner containing oxalic acid.
About 25% of produced oxalic acid is used as a mordant in dyeing processes.
It is used in bleaches, especially for pulpwood.
It is also used in baking powder.

Handling Procedure ::: ---
Donot contact with skin and eyes. May cause burns or irritation. Harmful if swallowed. Can be Neutralised by use Ammonia or Borax, or wash with water.
DO NOT allow solution to get into gloves or soak through clothing to skin.