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Hydrochloric acid with electrolysis?

  1. Oct 30, 2016 #1
    How can I collect chlorine gas produced by electrolysis and mix it with water to create hydrochloric acid (HCl)? I've tried it several times but the concentration of gas is so low it doesn't even bubble the water in the test tube.
     
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  3. Oct 30, 2016 #2

    Borek

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    Chlorine mixed with water doesn't produce hydrochloric acid.

    Chlorine is highly toxic, I suggest you stop experimenting with it till you learn a bit more about chemistry. There are plenty of interesting experiments that won't kill you if something goes wrong.
     
  4. Oct 30, 2016 #3
    All dangerous experiments I do are done outside. Can you tell me how can I make hydrochloric acid? Thanks for the reply!
     
  5. Oct 30, 2016 #4

    Borek

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    It is easier to buy than make.
     
  6. Oct 30, 2016 #5
    Currently I can't, or know where to buy it (not from U.S) and would like to learn how to make it
     
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