Name of acid

Found in

Acetic acid


Formic acid

Ant’s sting

Citric acid

Citrus fruits such as oranges,lemons, etc.

Lactic acid


Oxalic acid


Ascorbic acid

Amla, Citrus fruits(Vitamin C)

Tartaric acid

Tamarind, grapes,unripe mangoes, wine etc., 

Carbonic Acid

Soda, Cold drinks

Sulphuric Acid

Paints, Detergents, Fertilisers

Salicylic Acid


Benzoic Acid

Food preserver (packaging)

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 13 years and a teacher from the past 17 years. He teaches Science, Economics, Accounting and English at Teachoo