posted by josh on .
what is the difference between a chemical that is an irritant compared to a chemical that is corrosive?
A chemical that is irritant is that which produce uneasy sensation in.(bodily organ etc.,)stimulate(organ) to vital action for ex.,poison glands connected with some insects like honey bee,snake poison fangs. Corrosive chemical is acidic and in salty conditions due to electochemical process it produces electolytic cells on the metal. examples.,green deposit that forms on copper and bronze.