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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May 14, 2020/Bulletin

15 May 2020 Bulletin

Featured this week Carbon Monoxide Carbon monoxide is a highly toxic colourless, odourless and tasteless gas. The chemical formula for it is CO. The gas is produced by the burning of wood, gasoline, charcoal, propane and other fuel and is extremely...

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