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The Importance of Isopropanol In Our Everyday Life

13th May 2009
What is isopropanol? From the sound of the term, the first thing that may come to your mind is that it is one of those kinds of alcohol. Indeed, it is considered as a secondary alcohol and it is also known as isopropopyl alcohol and abbreviated as IPA. It... Read >

Nitric Acid Facts – Guidelines on the Correct Way Of Handling Nitric Acid

12th May 2009
With a chemical formula of NH03, nitric acid is one of those substances used in laboratory processes, and while it has various valuable uses, it has a potential to be dangerous if not used properly. Colorless or light yellow, the substance is highly corro... Read >

Various Properties, Uses, And Effects of Nitric Acid

07th May 2009
Short Historical BackgroundNitric acid is a highly corrosive and toxic strong acid and its other terms include aqua fortis and spirit of nitre. The acid was first described as obtained by calcining or heating to a high temperature a mixture of nitre, alum... Read >

Potassium Permanganate: When To Discontinue Using It For Medical Application To Avoid Poisoning

30th April 2009
Potassium permanganate is a highly caustic chemical, a strong oxidizer, and can be very harmful to tissues. It is also a poison. Its use for self medication is safe only in liquid form with solutions containing not to exceed 0.04 percent of potassium perm... Read >

Manifestations, Indications, and Medical Facts On Potassium Permanganate Intoxication

28th April 2009
It is widespread practice that potassium permanganate is used for several medicinal applications such as foot soak for athlete's foot and a warm bath for eczema. It is also used as a disinfectant, deodorant and astringent alongside being an effective bact... Read >

Cautions First: Toluene First Aid, Correct Handling And Proper Storage Procedures

27th April 2009
Toluene is a common compound widely used in many industries as a solvent in paints, lacquers, glues and explosives. Household items such as nail polish, inks, glues, and stain removers all contain toluene. Toluene is also present in cigarette smoke and ca... Read >

A Review on The Impact of Copper Sulphate in Farming

24th April 2009
Copper sulphate or bluestone is the common name for what is actually copper sulphate pentahydrate CuSO4 5H2O. It is the most common of all copper salts. This versatile substance has many uses but is mainly incorporated in agriculture. Copper sulphate is a... Read >

Human Health Dangers of Prolonged Exposure To Toluene

22nd April 2009
Toluene is a very important solvent in many industries. However, it must be handled with proper care and the right storage practiced because it can be pretty volatile and when mishandled, toluene can become trinitrotoluene which is very dangerous and expl... Read >

Significant Factors to Take Into Account When Using Methylated Spirits

21st April 2009
Methylated spirits, also known as metho, is basically a mixture of 95% ethyl alcohol and 5% methyl alcohol. One primary use of ethyl alcohol or ethanol is consumption in alcoholic beverage. Methyl alcohol or methanol, on the other hand, is considered toxi... Read >

Recognizing The Three Leading Uses of Copper Sulphate

17th April 2009
Copper sulphate is one of the most important industrial chemicals in use. Its extensive use in agriculture, health and medicine and various areas in industries call for continual production of this substance. This compound is prepared by the chemical reac... Read >

A Few Significant Information Regarding Methylated Spirits

17th April 2009
If there is one fact that should be known about mythylated spirits, it is that they are an undrinkable substance. The substance is called as such because alcohol, specifically ethyl alcohol or ethanol, is mixed with some amount of methanol, thus making it... Read >

Reasons Why You Need To Go And Visit Sydney, Australia

08th April 2009
The most populous city in Australia, Sydney, should be on your to-go list when you decide to get yourself an Australian tourist visa. Its most famous tourist attractions include the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. It does not matter whether you are a ... Read >

Five Frequent Health and Safety Threats In The Work Area

27th March 2009
The workplace has several hazards that need to be addressed. This is where risk assessment comes in. The employer has the responsibility of ensuring the safety of the workers. Assessing the potential risks in the workplace, formulating a sound safety poli... Read >

Essential Factors To Take Into Account In Selecting The Best Curtain Linings

27th March 2009
Why do you put up curtains in your windows? Is it to finish off and add more style to the room, or is it to prevent the harsh morning light from waking you up, or is it to provide privacy, or could it be to provide insulation from cold during winter? T... Read >

Tips On How to Handle Marriage Separation

26th March 2009
As the old cliché goes, people come and go. At some point, we would like to believe that great things will last forever. But the truth lies strong in the horizon; some good things just don't last. The only consolation most people can hold on to is to und... Read >
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