Uses of sulphuric acid
- It is utilised to create fertilisers.
- It is employed in the manufacture of iron and steel.
- It is employed in the production of chemicals.
- It is applied to refine petroleum.
- It's employed to make phosphoric acid.
- In industries, it is used as a cleaning agent to get rid of rust on steel and iron.
- It serves as a catalyst for the production of nylon by converting cyclohexanone oxime to caprolactam.
- It serves as an electrolyte in lead-acid batteries.
- Making ammonium sulphate requires it.
- Batteries for storage include it.
Why is sulphuric acid not used during the reaction of alcohols with KI?
Alcohols react with KI to form HI, which is then oxidised to form I2, hence sulfuric acid is not necessary in this reaction. Oil of Vitriol and Matting acid are the other names of sulfuric acid.