Name/TitleChemicals: Hydrochloric Acid
About this objectClear glass bottle previously containing pure Hydrochloric Acid (HCI) 35.5% W/W.
HCI was used in medical applications to adjust the pH of solutions and as a disinfectant. The bottle is machine made with a 2 piece mould, seams to the top of the lip, and a separately applied base. Markings on the base are 'A1160' and 'G13', and on the body '7'. The lid is a plastic screw top. Bottle manufacturer unknown. The HCI was manufactured by Adelaide & Wallaroo Fertilizers Ltd, 25 Peel Street, Adelaide, South Australia.
Kindly donated by Judy and Michael Rice.
Date MadeCa 1965-1987
Place MadeAdelaide, Australia
Medium and MaterialsGlass, ink, paper, plastic
MeasurementsH30cm x W13cm diameter
Subject and Association DescriptionAdelaide & Wallaroo Fertilizers Ltd was incorporated in Adelaide on 12 November 1965; a merger of The Adelaide Chemical & Fertilizer Co Ltd and Wallaroo-Mount Lyell Fertilisers Ltd. The name changed to TOP Australia Ltd in 1987.
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