June 18, 2020/Bulletin

19 June 2020 Bulletin

Featured this week Cadmium Cadmium is a malleable blueish, silvery-white heavy metal. Commercially, it is produced as a by-product of treating other metals, including zinc, lead and copper ores. Today, cadmium is produced where zinc is refined, rather...

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June 09, 2020/Bulletin

12 June 2020 Bulletin

Featured this week Ethylbenzene Ethylbenzene (also: Ethyl Benzene) is a colourless, flammable liquid. Its molecular formula is C8H10 or C6H5C2H5, and its CAS number is 100-41-4. It has a strong petrol-like odour and it is insoluble in water. The compound.

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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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