“The stomach acid is capable of breaking down more than just pizza and chips though; it is so strong that is actually capable of dissolving a razor blade. Hydrochloric stomach acid is incredibly powerful and is actually capable of eating through a number of different metals…, although we strongly recommend you do not test this theory out for yourselves!
The pH of the stomach acids is around 1.0 – 2.0. This categorizes the acids as really strong, and are often put together with battery acids. Also, our gastric acids present inside the stomach are strong enough to digest the other organs and the stomach itself. Thus, the mucous lining is replaced every two weeks in our body. The hydrochloric acid in our body is capable of killing a lot of bacteria, that it is referred to as the first immune mechanism of the body.