Miscellaneous

Scientific Names of Common Chemicals

A B C

Acetone Dimethyl Ketone
Alcohol, Grain Ethyl Alcohol
Alcohol, Wood Methyl Alcohol
Alum Aluminum Potassium Sulfate
Alumina Aluminum Oxide
Antichlor Sodium Thiosulfate
Aqua Ammonia Ammonium Hydroxide Solution
Aqua Regia Nitrohydrochloric Acid
Aquafortis Nitric Acid
Aromatic Spirit Of Ammonia Ammonia in Alcohol
Asbestos Magnesium Silicate
Aspirin Acetylsalicylic Acid
Baking Soda Sodium Bicarbonate
Banana Oil Isoamyl Acetate
Benzol Benzene
Bichloride Of Mercury Mercuric Chloride
Black Copper Oxide Cupric Oxide
Black Lead Graphite
Bleaching Powder Chlorinated Lime
Blue Vitriol Copper Sulfate
Bluestone Copper Sulfate
Borax Sodium Borate
Brimstone Sulfur
Brine Strong Sodium Chloride Solution
Calomel Mercurous Chloride
Carbolic Acid Phenol
Carbonic Acid Gas Carbon Dioxide
Caustic Potash Potassium Hydroxide
Caustic Soda Sodium Hydroxide
Chalk Calcium Carbonate
Chile Saltpeter Sodium Nitrate
Chrome Alum Chromic Potassium Sulfate
Chrome Yellow Lead Chromate(VI)
Copperas Ferrous Sulfate
Cream Of Tartar Potassium Bitartrate
Crocus Powder Ferric Oxide

D E F

Emery Powder Impure Aluminum Oxide
Epsom Salts Magnesium Sulfate
Ethanol Ethyl Alcohol
Fluorspar Natural Calcium Fluoride
Formalin Formaldehyde Solution
French Chalk Natural Magnesium Silicate

G H I

Galena Natural Lead Sulfide
Glauber's Salt Sodium Sulfate
Gypsum Natural Calcium Sulfate
Hydrocyanic Acid Hydrogen Cyanide
"Hypo" Sodium Thiosulfate

J K L

Lime Calcium Oxide
Lime, Slaked Calcium Hydroxide
Limewater Calcium Hydroxide Solution

M N O

Magnesia Magnesium Oxide
Mercury Oxide Black Mercurous Oxide
Methanol Methyl Alcohol
Methylated Spirits Methyl Alcohol
Muriatic Acid Hydrochloric Acid
Oil Of Vitriol Sulfuric Acid
Oil Of Wintergreen (Artificial) Methyl Salicylate

P Q R

Paris Green Copper Acetoarsenite
Paris White Powdered Calcium Carbonate
Pear Oil Isoamyl Acetate
Pearl Ash Potassium Carbonate
Plaster of Paris Calcium Sulfate
Plumbago Graphite
Potash Potassium Carbonate
Potassa Potassium Hydroxide
Prussic Acid Hydrogen Cyanide
Pyro Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate
Quicklime Calcium Oxide
Quicksilver Mercury
Red Lead Lead Tetroxide
Rochelle Salt Potassium Sodium Tartrate
Rouge, Jeweler's Ferric Oxide

S T U V

Sal Ammoniac Ammonium Chloride
Sal Soda Sodium Carbonate
Salt Sodium Chloride
"Salt of Lemon" Potassium Binoxalate
Salt of Tartar Potassium Carbonate
Saltpeter Potassium Nitrate
Silica Silicon Dioxide
Soda Ash Dry Sodium Carbonate
Soda Lye Sodium Hydroxide
Soluble Glass Sodium Silicate
"Spirit of Hartshorn" Ammonium Hydroxide Solution
Talc or Talcum Magnesium Silicate
Vinegar Dilute and Impure Acetic Acid
Vitamin C Ascorbic Acid

W X Y Z

Washing Soda Sodium Carbonate
Water Glass Sodium Silicate
White Lead Basic Lead Carbonate
Whiting Powdered Calcium Carbonate


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Last modified: 05/20/2003