on standing

English translation: when left alone

12:17 Sep 23, 2015
English language (monolingual) [PRO]
Science - Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng / Material Safety Data
English term or phrase: on standing
Dear all,
The phrase above is in a safety data sheet.
The phrase in full says:
"A 1% solution may reach a pH of 5.5 - 6.1 and tend to become more acidic on standing".

Many thanks in advance!
Ali Al awadi
Romania
Local time: 15:25
Selected answer:when left alone
Explanation:
or with the passing of time

i.e. if you leave it there it will get stronger
Selected response from:

Shera Lyn Parpia
Italy
Local time: 14:25
Grading comment
Many thanks!
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3 +5when left alone
Shera Lyn Parpia


  

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when left alone


Explanation:
or with the passing of time

i.e. if you leave it there it will get stronger

Shera Lyn Parpia
Italy
Local time: 14:25
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Many thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Piyush Ojha
1 hr
  -> Thanks!

agree  Jack Doughty
1 hr
  -> Thank you.

agree  Clauwolf
7 hrs
  -> Thanks :)

agree  Cilian O'Tuama: if left to stand
8 hrs
  -> yes, thanks.

agree  Phong Le
1 day 2 hrs
  -> thanks!
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