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Lead times for buying chemicals on chemicals.co.uk

Lead Times For Buying Chemicals On Chemicals.co.uk

We are often asked what the lead times are on products purchased through chemicals.co.uk, or when the customer should expect to receive their order of chemicals. This is understandably important to know so that you can plan for someone to receive them and you have a timeframe for when you can start using the products.   How quickly will your chemicals [...]

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Why Chemical Elements Used In Mobile Phones Are Running Out - and What We Can Do About It

Why Chemical Elements Used In Mobile Phones Are Running Out (& What We Can Do About It)

This year marks 150 years since the creation of the first recognisable version of the periodic table in 1869 by Russian scientist Dmitri Mendeleev. The periodic table displays all the chemical elements we know about – and now it seems that some of them are running out due to how much they are used in modern technology. Chemical elements in [...]

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Rachel the ReAgent Scientist at Halloween

Our Top 3 Halloween Chemistry Experiments

With Halloween nearly upon us, now is the perfect time for some spooky chemistry experiments that will blow your trick or treaters’ minds (and they’re educational, too)! There are some fun experiments around – we particularly like this glowing hand of doom punch recipe and this very realistic fake blood – but the three Halloween experiments below are our [...]

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How to read a material safety data sheet - MSDS

How to Read a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Material safety data sheets are technical documents that provide comprehensive information about a controlled chemical or hazardous substance. This information includes the potential health effects of product exposure, hazards related to handling, storage or use, how to protect workers, and emergency protocol. MSDSs must always contain complete, accurate, and up-to-date information. What’s in an MSDS? An example of a material safety [...]

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