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Dinitrogen tetroxide is dissolved in water to produce nitric and nitrous acid (the latter is oxidised to more nitric acid).The reaction, part of the Ostwald process, is optimised by low temperature, high pressure and long contact times. Atmospheric pressure can only give 50% nitric acid.
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