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Importance of bleaching chemicals in global economy

Importance of bleaching chemicals in global economy


Bleaching chemicals are oxidizing agents used for numerous applications such as stain removal, disinfecting textile material and water, deodorizing, effluent control etc. Bleaching chemicals finds application in sectors such as textile, pulp & paper processing, water & wastewater treatment, hospitals, laundries etc. Though bleaching chemical is an industrial products, they have gained importance in various

Green Chemistry Is Taking off in the Global Economy

Green Chemistry Is Taking off in the Global Economy


Green chemistry is just a different way of thinking about how chemistry and chemical engineering can be done. this products are being increasingly demanded around the world. green chemistry will rapidly outpace the rate of growth in the global chemical market and Various hazardous substances are increasingly being phased out in favour of safer alternative

USES OF QUICKLIME


Quick lime, chemically known as calcium oxide (CaO), is a commonly used chemical compound. It exists as a white crystalline solid. Quicklime is manufactured from the calcination of limestone which is the thermal decomposition of limestone, which contains calcium carbonate. Calcination of limestone is executed by heating the material to a high temperature of above 825°C.

All about Vitamin-C !


Ascorbic acid is a white or light yellow solid found in fruits and vegetables. It is an excellent antioxidant, that is, it inhibits oxidation in our body thereby preventing damage of our cells. Beta-carotene is converted to Vitamin-C, which is an essential to our body. Ascorbic acid can be found in citrus fruits, spinach, green

Impact of acids and bases in daily life

Impact of acids and bases in daily life


Acids and bases are very essential to human body. Acids affects daily life because it plays a role in many reactions, from digesting food to cleaning soap scum off a shower wall.Acids and bases function to balance pH levels in the body. Acids have a pH less than 7.0 and bases have a pH greater

Health Benefits of Pine Essential Oil


Pine essential oil is obtained by the steam-distillation of pine needles, twigs and cones from the common pine species Pinus sylvestris. Chemically, pine oil comprises mainly of alpha-terpineol and other cyclic terpene alcohols. It may also contain terpene hydrocarbons, ethers and esters. The exact composition of pine oil is dependent on various factors such as the variety of

Practical Use of Oxalic Acid

Practical Use of Oxalic Acid


OXALIC ACID  is found in cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, sorrel, parsley, and in the Virginia creeper. But in the highest concentrations (still only half a percent, but enough to make the leaves poisonous), it is found in rhubarb plants. It is 100% natural product that, however, is also often produced artificially in a laboratory. In

Uses of Crude Palm Kernel Oil


Crude palm kernel oil is derived from the palm kernel, which is the edible seed of the oil palm fruit. It is different from palm oil, which is derived from the outer parts and pulp of the oil palm fruit. Palm kernel oil mainly contains lauric acid, palmitic acid and oleic acid and is physically

What are the advantages of Ethanol blending in fuels ?

What are the advantages of Ethanol blending in fuels ?


Ethanol blending is a process of blending ethanol with petrol. Ethanol is obtained from sugar industries which is a by-product of sugarcane molasses. Ethanol blending was started in India in 2001. Ethanol blending reduces carbon monoxide and carbon-dioxide emissions up-to 30%, cleans the car engine and dirt from pipes and chambers. It also acts as

Bioplastic of the Future


Lactic acid is a colourless, hygroscopic liquid which is white in its solid state. It is an organic compound, and can be classified as an alpha-hydroxy acid (AHA) because of its structure which contains a hydroxyl group adjacent to the carboxyl group. It is present naturally, and can be produced synthetically. It is also known

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