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Chemicals - Formulas and Trading Names

Formulas and trading names for some common chemicals.

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Common used name, trade namesChemical NameChemical Formula
acetone acetone (CH3)2 CO
acetylene acetylene C2H2
ammonia ammonia NH3
ammonium ammonium hydroxide NH4OH
aniline aniline

C6H5 NH2

bauxite hydrated aluminium oxides Al2O3 2H2O
bleaching powder calcium hypochlorite CaCl (OCl)
blue vitrol copper sulfate CuSO4 5H2O
borax sodium tetraborate Na2B4O7 10H2O
butter of zinc zinc chloride ZnCl2 3H2O
cadmium sulfate cadmium sulfate CdSO4
calcium chloride calcium chloride CaCl2
carbide calcium carbide CaC2
carbolic acid phenol C6H5OH
carbon dioxide carbon dioxide CO2
carborundum silicon carbide SiC
caustic potash potassium hydroxide KOH
caustic soda sodium hydroxide NaOH
chalk calcium carbonate CaCo3
ether di-ethyl ether (C2H5)2O
glycerine or glycerol glycerine C3H5 (OH)3
graphite crystaline carbon C
green vitrol ferrous sulfate FeSO4 7H2O
gypsum calcium sulfate CaSO4 2H2O
heating gas propane C3H8
hydrochloric acid hydrochloric acid HCl
hydrofluoric acid hydrofluoric acid HF
hydrogen sulfide hydrogen sulfide H2S
iron chloride ferrous chloride FeCl2 4H2O
iron sulfide ferrous sulfide FeS
laughing gas nitrous oxide N2O
lead sulfide lead sulfide PbS
limestone calcium carbonate CaCO3
magnesia magnesium oxide MgO
marsh gas methane CH4
minumum plumbate 2PbO PbO2
nitric acid nitric acid HNO3
phosphoric acid ortho phosphoric acid H3PO4
potash potassium carbonate K2CO3
potassium bromide potassium bromide KBr
potassium chlorate potassium chlorate KClO3
potassium chloride potassium chloride KCl
potassium chromate potassium chromate K2CrO4
potassium cyanide potassium cyanide KCN
potassium dichromate potassium dichromate K2Cr2O7
potassium ionide potassium ionide KI
prussic acid hydrogen cyanide HCN
quicklime calcium monoxide CaO
red prussiate potassium ferrocyanide K3Fe(CN)6
salammoniac ammonium chloride NH4Cl
silver bromide silver bromide AgBr
silver nitrate silver nitrate AGNO3
slaked lime calcium hydroxide Ca(OH)2
soda ash hydrated sodium carbonate Na2CO3 10H2O
sodium monoxide sodium oxide Na2O
soot amorphous carbon C
sulphuric acid sulphuric acid H2SO4
table salt sodium chloride NaCl
tinstone, tin putty stannic oxide SnO2
trilene trichlorethylene C2HCl3
urea urea CO(NH2)2
white lead basic lead carbonate 2PbCO3 Pb(OH)2
white vitrol zinc sulphate ZnSO4 7H2O
yellow prussiate of potassium potassium ferrocyanide K4Fe(CN)6 3H2O
zinc blende zinc sulphide ZnS
zinc or chinese white zinc oxide ZnO
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