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Reaction Ratio

The relative amounts of reactants and products involved in a reaction, maybe the ratio of moles. millimoles, or masses.

 

Basic Salt

A salt containing an ionizable OH group.

Film badge

A small patch of photographic film worn on clothing to detect and measure accumulated incident ionizing radiation.

Hydrometer

A device used to measure the densities of liquids and solutions.

Dermal toxicity

Adverse health effects resulting from skin exposure ot a substance.

Ionic Compounds

Compounds containing predominantly ionic bonding.

Essential Oil

A plant extract that has a distinctive odour or flavour.

Chemical Change

A change in which one or more new substances are formed.

Levorotatory

Refers to an optically active substance that rotates the plane of plane polarized light counterclockwise, also called levo.

Ostwald Process

A process for the industrial production of nitrogen oxide and nitric acid from ammonia and oxygen.