ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS, acid to water.
10 Gallons of water is a lot of water to be hefting around, and then
what do you do, pour it into the ground? Down the drain?
First, call your local town hall and ask if they have a method for
hazardous waste disposal. IF yes, ask them the best way to pack and
transport your nitric to them. Your town doesn't want you messing
with this stuff, so bug them until you get an answer. Talk to the
fire department. They are also informed on chemical stuff.
When I worked in a bio med company, we would sometimes have chemical
spills. Vermiculite (sp) is a spongy, woody material which will soak
Get some of this stuff and a deep dish glass casserole dish or the
interior of a crock-pot. Pack your bottle of death into the
vermiculite to stabilize the contents until you can dispose of it
Every state regulation is different. Let the experts handle it.
I'm amazed that there would be a metal cap on nitric acid.
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