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Photochemically produced oxidizing agents capable of causing damage to plants and animals.

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Yellowcake

The solid form of mixed uranium oxide, which is produced from uranium ore in the uranium recovery (milling) process.

Law of Definite Proportions (Law of Constant Composition)

The law stating that a pure substance will always have the same percent by weight. Different samples of a pure compound always contain the same elements in the same proportions by mass.

Salicylate

A salt or ester of salicylic acid.

Emulsifying Agent

A sustance that coats the particles of the dispersed phase and prevents coagulation of colloidal particles, an emulsifier.

Potential Energy

Energy that matter possesses by virtue of its position, condition or composition.

Electrochemistry

Study of chemical changes produced by electrical current and the production of electricity by chemical reactions.

Two chemistry egg tricks

The French have a saying: "You cannot cook an omelet without breaking eggs."Chemists hearing this proverb totally disagree. There is nothing easier than cleaning an egg without breaking its shell.
Probably our readers have already guessed how to do this, as it’s known that the hard shell of the egg is carbon dioxide, like chalk and marble.

Standard Molar Volume

The volume occupied by one mole of an ideal gas under standard conditions, 22.4liters.

Henry's Law

The pressure of the gas above a solution is proportional to the concentration of the gas in the solution.

Alkali Metals

Metals of Group IA (Na, K, Rb).