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Reactive Group Datasheet

Salts, Acidic

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Reactive groups are categories of chemicals that typically react in similar ways because they are similar in their chemical structure. Each substance with a chemical datasheet has been assigned to one or more reactive groups, and CAMEO Chemicals uses the reactive group assignments to make its reactivity predictions. More info about reactivity predictions...

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There are 277 chemical datasheets assigned to this reactive group.

Description

Flammability
None of these materials are highly flammable. Inorganic salts are generally noncombustible as well. Salts containing organic groups are in principle combustible, although they may burn with difficulty.
Reactivity
Compounds in this group react as weak acids to neutralize bases. These neutralizations generate heat, but less than is generated by neutralization of inorganic acids, inorganic oxoacids, or carboxylic acids. Many of these compounds catalyze organic reactions.
Toxicity
Widely variable. Solutions of these materials are generally corrosive to skin and irritating to mucous membranes.
Other Characteristics
Materials in this group are generally soluble in water, though some also may react with water. The resulting solutions contain moderate concentrations of hydrogen ions and have pHs of less than 7.0.
Examples
Aluminum sulfate, aniline hydrochloride, ferric sulfate, piperazine dihydrochloride.

Reactivity Documentation

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