June 02, 2020/Bulletin

5 June 2020 Bulletin

Featured this week Hydrazine Hydrazine is a colourless, fuming oily liquid, with a strong ammonia-like odour. It is dangerously unstable and highly toxic, unless handled in a solution. It occurs naturally as a by-product of microbial nitrogen fixation,...

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May 26, 2020/Bulletin

29 May 2020 Bulletin

Featured this week Butanone Butanone—also known as methyl ethyl ketone (MEK)—is a colourless liquid organic compound. The chemical formula for MEK is C4H8O or CH3COCO2CH3. It has a sweet sharp odour, reminiscent of acetone or mint. The...

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May 21, 2020/Bulletin

22 May 2020 Bulletin

Featured this week Hydroquinone Hydroquinone is a granular white solid organic compound. Its chemical formula is C6H4(OH)2, and it is industrially produced by two main methods. It also occurs naturally in multiple places, including in the defense...

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