Environmental Impact Of Trisodium Phosphate

Environmental Impact Of Trisodium Phosphate

Although it can be used in many applications, including preparation of surfaces for painting, removing mildew, flux hard shouldering joints in copper plumbing, it is as a cleaning agent, degreaser and stain remover that trisodium phosphate is best known for. Even a 1% solution has a pH of 12, which is alkaline enough to … [Read more...]

Which Products Contain Ammonium Chloride?

Which Products Contain Ammonium Chloride?

Ammonium chloride can be found in many products The product of the reaction between hydrochloric acid and ammonia, ammonium chloride (NH4Cl) is a mildly acidic and water-soluble inorganic compound. It can be used in a variety of industries, including pyrotechnics and food. Examples include: Fertilisers Undoubtedly the … [Read more...]

Most Common Toluene Use

Most Common Toluene Use

Formerly known as toluol, toluene is a water-insoluble liquid with a sweet smell. Chemically, it's a benzene derivative, in which one of the hydrogen atoms has been replaced by CH3. This aromatic hydrocarbon is widely used across various industries as an solvent, and it can dissolve both organic and inorganic … [Read more...]

Dealing with dichloromethane in the work place

Dealing with dichloromethane in the work place

Despite the fact that dichloromethane is carcinogenic and highly toxic, it is used in many industrial process, and procedures need to be put in place to avoid serious health conditions for workers dealing with this chemical on a daily basis. Unfortunately, it is still common place for staff to use this dangerous chemical … [Read more...]

Risks Of Poisoning With Ethanediol

Risks Of Poisoning With Ethanediol

Ingestion of ethanediol (also known as ethylene glycol), the main ingredient in antifreeze liquid and hydraulic brake fluid, can be very dangerous. This can be a serious concern, especially for children and pets, as this compound has a very appealing sweet taste. SYMPTOMS OF POISONING Symptoms of ethanediol intoxication … [Read more...]