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pH of Common Chemicals

Acids & Bases

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The pH of lemon juice is around 2, making this fruit highly acidic.

The pH of lemon juice is around 2, making this fruit highly acidic.

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Here's a list of the approximate pH of some common chemicals.

Acids
0 - Hydrochloric Acid (HCl)
1.0 - Battery Acid (H2SO4 sulfuric acid)
2.0 - Lemon Juice
2.2 - Vinegar
3.0 - Apples
4.0 - Wine and Beer
4.5 - Tomatoes
6.6 - Milk

Neutral
7.0 - Pure Water

Bases
7.4 - Human Blood
8.3 - Baking Soda (Sodium Bicarbonate)
10.5 - Milk of Magnesia
11.0 - Ammonia
12.4 - Lime (Calcium Hydroxide)
13.0 - Lye
14.0 - Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH)

 

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