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Learn more about Caustic Soda

Caustic soda is one of the common names for sodium hydroxide (NaOH), which is also known as lye. Its common name derives from its chemical identity as a sodium hydrate and because it is caustic or corrosive. In pure form, caustic soda is a waxy, white solid. It readily absorbs water and forms aqueous solutions. […]

About Anilines

What is Anilines? Anilines are the organic compounds in the class of group coming in organic chemistry which are also called as aminobenzene or phenylamine.   Have you ever wondered what is behind the blue colour of the jeans you wear? Yes, this colour is probably due to the chemical compound named aniline, which is […]

Learn more about Calcium Oxide

Calcium oxide has a medium viscosity and a high surface tension, plus a high to intermediate expansion and contraction rate. This material isn’t volatile at ceramic temperatures. Calcium oxide has a moderate effect on colour, except in large amounts when it may have a bleaching effect on iron oxide. It also exists in the colour […]

Uses of formic acid

An Interesting and Useful Chemical Formic acid is an irritating chemical present in the sprayed venom of some ant species and in the secretion released from some stinging nettles. It’s dangerous at high concentrations, but at low concentrations it’s very useful. Humans use formic acid as a food preservative, since it’s an antibacterial substance. It’s […]

Uses of Levodopa

Uses for levodopa Levodopa is used alone or in combination with carbidopa to treat Parkinson’s disease, sometimes referred to as shaking palsy. Some patients require the combination of medicine, while others benefit from levodopa alone. By improving muscle control, levodopa allows more normal movements of the body.   Levodopa alone or in combination is available […]

Learn more about a movie review

What Is a Movie Review?   A movie review is a detailed analysis of the film, including its strengths and weaknesses. It also contains the reviewer’s personal opinion about the movie. A typical movie review follows this structure:   Introduction Description of the movie plot and main characters The thesis statement consists of the review’s […]

About Potassium Hydroxide

What Is Potassium Hydroxide? Potassium hydroxide is a highly alkaline ingredient that is used in small amounts in cosmetics and skincare products to stabilize the pH of a product.   Potassium hydroxide, also known as lye and caustic potash, is an inorganic compound. Potassium hydroxide is mainly used in soap and some cleansers for the […]

Know more about phosphoric acid

What is phosphoric acid? Phosphoric acid is a mineral acid. This means it is an inorganic type of acid. These are derived from one or more inorganic compounds. In the case of phosphoric acid, they are derived from inorganic phosphate rocks. Acid of higher purity can also be made, by using white phosphorus. Other examples […]

Know more about a chemical

A chemical is any substance that has a defined composition. In other words, a chemical is always made up of the same “stuff.” Some chemicals occur in nature, such as water. Other chemicals are manufactured, such as chlorine (used for bleaching fabrics or in swimming pools). Chemicals are all around you: the food you eat, […]