Application Note: Acid Attack Prevention: Identification of Acids Through Novel Plastic Containers
24 April 2019

Concentrated acids and other corrosive substances have emerged as modern tools of social violence, with aggressors using common plastic containers with openings that create a powerful directional spray. However, detection and regulation of these acids may contribute to the prevention of such attacks. In this application note, Metrohm analyzes the most commonly used acids, sulfuric and phosphoric acid, to determine a distinct spectrum for each acid/base.