Some Important Chemicals, their Common Names and Chemical Formula.

Here are some important chemicals, their common names, and chemical formula.
Some Important Chemicals, their Common Names and Chemical Formula.
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Common Names and Chemical Formula:

  • Washing Soda:  Na2CO3
  • Caustic Soda: NaOH
  • Gypsum Salt: CaSO4.2H2O
  • Epsom Salt: MgSO4.7H2O
  • Paster of Paris: CaSO4.1/2H2O
  • Quick Lime: CaO
  • Slacked Lime: Ca(OH)2
  • Bleaching Powder: MgCl2
  • Glauber's Salt: Na2SO4.10H2O
  • Cement: CaAl2O3 + CaSiO2
  • Ceramics: C + N + O + SiO2
  • Kaolin: Al2O3.SiO2.2H2O
  • Soap: Sodium Salt of fatty acid
  • Detergent: Synthetic petroleum chemical (eg. Sodium pyrophosphate)
  • Carbogen: 95% O2 and 5% CO2 (Medicinal use)
  • Horn Silver: AgCl
  • Laughing Gas: N2O
  • Blue Vitriol: CuSO4.5H2O
  • White Vitriol: ZnSO4.7H2O
  • Green Vitriol: FeSO4.7H2O
  • Hydrogen Peroxide: H2O2
  • Urea: NH2CONH2
  • Triple Super Phosphate (Important Chemical Fertilizer): [3Ca(H2PO4)2]
  • BHC: Benzene Hexachloride
  • DDT: Dichloro Diphenyl Trichloroethane
  • Malathion and Parathion: Organophosphate insecticides used in mosquito eradication
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