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Sulphuric Acid being used in a beaker

What is Sulphuric Acid?

Sulphuric acid goes by many names, including oil of vitriol, sulfuric acid, and hydrogen sulphate. But what is sulphuric acid? Sulphuric acid is a strong mineral acid with the chemical formula H2SO4 (it is composed of sulphur, hydrogen, and oxygen). It has a pungent smell, and is an oily, colourless, heavy liquid which is highly reactive and corrosive – it [...]

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Uses of ammonia solution - chemicals.co.uk

Uses of Ammonia Solution

Ammonia solution is a liquid solution of ammonia salts and water, and it has many uses across a range of industries. Ammonia solution is commonly called ammonia, but this is a misnomer. While ammonia solution is a mixture of ammonia salts and water, ammonia is a compound of hydrogen and nitrogen, and it’s a gas. Common Uses of Ammonia Solution Ammonia [...]

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This Morning Science Experiment Using Chemicals Supplied by ReAgent

ReAgent Supplies Chemicals for Phil & Holly’s Science Experiments on This Morning

Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby conducted a series of science experiments with the Institute of Making’s Zoe Laughlin on one of last week’s episodes of This Morning. STEM Skills At ReAgent, we believe that STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) skills are crucial, and will only become more important in the future. Science can be a creative, interesting, and fun subject [...]

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Is Acetone Harmful?

Acetone, also known as 2-propanone, dimethyl ketone, and propanone, is a commonly used chemical both domestically and in industry and has a reputation for being a strong substance – but is it harmful? Acetone is mainly used as a solvent, chemical intermediate, and in household products such as furniture polish, rubbing alcohol, and nail varnish. It’s a clear, volatile liquid [...]

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