Nitric Acid comes with the chemical formula of HNO3 is also known by the name of aqua fortis. As a highly corrosive and toxic strong acid, in the purest form it is available colourless and upon samples getting older, it tends to gain strong yellow cast because of accumulation of oxides of nitrogen. As a highly reactive oxidizing agent, it comes with the specific gravity of 1.41 and pH of 1.0 (0.1M solution).
Comes in colourless to yellowish liquid appearance
Features suffocating, acrid odour
Is infinitely soluble with percentage of volatiles by volume @ 21C (70F): of 100 and melting point of -42C (-44F)
Comes with boiling point of 122C (252F)
Has vapor density of 2-3 and vapor pressure (mm Hg) of 48 @ 20C (68F)