Useful Chemicals

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Important Chemicals

Question Answer
Chemical with which flourescent lamps are coated for providing illuminationPhosphor
Chemical used to remove rust stains from clothesOxalic acid
Chemical with which photographic films are coatedSilver Bromide
Chemical in which gold dissolvesAqua Regia
Chemical with which non-stick cookware is coatedTeflon
Chemical used in the manufacture of matchesPhosphorus
Chemical used to purify water (as a disinfectant)Chlorine
Chemical used as an antiseptic in mouth freshner, toothpastes etcHydrogen Peroxide
Chemicals used in the breath test to check drunken drivingPotassium dichromate and Sulphuric acid
Chemical used as a purgativeMagnesium Sulphide
Chemical used in cloud seedingSilver Iodide
Chemical used as a fixing agent in photography and also for washing as a germicideSodium thiosulphate
Chemical commonly used in explosive devices as well as fertilisersAmmonium Nitrate
The substance which is used to make capsule shells in pharmaceutical industry. The substance is also used as gelling agent in cookingGelatin
The sugarcane industry product being blended with petrol to reduce pollution and also to reduce the import burden of petrol in IndiaEthanol
The organic compound widely used as a cleaning agent in dry cleaningTetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene)
The chemical commonly used in baby diapers for its super absorbent propertiesSodium polyacrylate
The chemical used for embalming bodies and preservation of animal specimens and tissue samplesFormalin (aqeous solution of formaldehyde)
The compound which is used in moisturing creams and soaps because of its hygroscopic propertiesGlycerol
The chemicals used to produce fog/smoke on theatrical stages or studios1. Dry ice 2. Glycol and water mix
The chemical used as anticoagulant in blood collection tubes and for the preservation of blood in blood banksSodium Citrate